Ah, the horrors of Zoom dating! Of video calling someone who you aren’t intimately familiar with. I’ve always abhorred calling people who are not close friends because of my anxiety over the dreaded awkward pauses, the gaps in silence that seem to stretch on for eternity, eternally dooming the budding friendship. Okay, I’m unnecessarily extrapolatingContinue reading “Zoom Date: Wine Night”
There’s a quote from How I Met Your Mother in which Future Ted tells his children: “Nothing good happens after 2am.” I discovered the veracity of this aphorism during this night, or predawn hours. I had planned on going to sleep early, so I could wake up early and bang out my final paper andContinue reading “Nothing Good Happens After 2AM”
Woke up this morning to a lovely text chain in my family’s group chat: My family doesn’t know anything about my sexuality and after seeing this text, I definitely am going to keep it that way. I always knew my parents wouldn’t be accepting if their kids were queer, but I’ve always assumed that afterContinue reading “11.15.20”
Thanks to my wonderful friend who is an art major, I eventually got some paint and with these supplies plus some vodka, sprite, cranberry juice and a block of ice stuffed in my tote, I headed off to meet S. Before the inception of this date, I had traversed into the forest with my roommateContinue reading “Date 1: Painting in the Forest”
I go to a small liberal arts college in the Northeast. It’s beautiful, bucolic. Especially in the fall, it’s wonderful to see the gold-tinged leaves, the trees that look like they’re on fire, the clear, gradient sunsets. Here, in this hermetic campus, I feel mostly safe, I don’t feel like I need to hide myContinue reading “get caught up with me!!”
S was a late-comer to my literature course, and I, being the naturally hostile person I am, automatically have an antagonistic grudge against newcomers. She was quiet during the first class she attended, still getting caught up with 2 weeks worth of reading. But by the second class, she was competing against the best ofContinue reading “so about S…”
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