should Old Acquaintance be forgot

Well, folks, here we are: at the threshold of another year.  Hard to believe that 2012 is over, but on the other hand, it seems like this year was a LONG one, only because a lot of (mostly great) stuff happened.  My abridged 2012 year-in-review: Seattle saw snow in mid-January.  This displeases us. I went to Mexico in February with my family.  We drank, played in the sun, and enjoyed...

their all gonna laugh at you

Sometimes, I like to write about non-fashion-y things.  Food (and more food) and people I like are at the top of the list.  Language and grammar is another topic that I personally find fascinating.  I’ve studied a few different foreign languages and love learning about the history and mechanics of the English language as well (thus cementing my reputation as a turbo-dork).  I also like reading different writing styles and...

uncomfortably numb

Lately, I seem to be encountering more uncomfortable situations than normal.  Maybe I’m being hypersensitive; maybe it’s my imagination… in any case, I’ve found myself frequently confronted with semi-awkward, mostly harmless scenarios where, in most cases, I just feel bad for the person I see and want to look away, or I’m just baffled by how the person could possibly be comfortable given the circumstances.  Perfect example: hot yoga class. ...