I'm leaving early. I'm leaving early, after one session instead of two, and it's so bittersweet, because there are things I love about this country -- the food, the constant respect I receive, the way everything lights up and twinkles at night -- and things I truly despise -- the sheer number of people and cars, the... Continue Reading →
No feeling matches this stirring in my bed, expecting to be at school then opening my eyes and...home. Where every moment feels slowed down a bubbled sanctuary from the world as nothing touches me but softness -- the hugs of my mother the quilt of my youth the cat sitting on my face.
I'm leaving Seattle and I want to cry. This has never happened. The Ice is Getting Thinner by Death Cab for Cutie came on my iPod, which doesn't help since it's full of tragedy and sadness and practically pulls the tears out of your eyeballs anyway. I've never had a great experience in Seattle. I... Continue Reading →
Once upon a time, there was me. I was pretty cute, little, and very (shockingly) blonde, in a 4-year-old model sort of way. I still look like that. Incredibly attractive, blonde...did I mention incredibly attractive? I don't look 4 anymore though... Anyway, I had this great friend, Jenny. We were pretty tight until she got... Continue Reading →
I cannot say that this post will make you laugh, but it will (hopefully) make your tummy grumble. My family has made lentil soup for a while, ever since my sister's second visit to Spain two years ago. But it wasn't until I visited Bellingham's Avenue Bread that I discovered that lentils could also be used in... Continue Reading →