Chance

I logged on to Facebook this morning, and was greeted with a flood of “RIP”s and “in memory of”s and “we will miss you”s. Another Grinnellian from my class has left our side. They say my class, the class of 2012, is cursed. In the last four years of school, 3 people have tragically passed […]

Wait only for my boot heels to be wandering

(Just a heads-up: this is a navel-gazing sort of post. ) Sometime in March last year, I told my mom over Skype that I wanted to travel to Scandinavia alone. I told her that the “alone” part wasn’t particularly intentional — I just couldn’t find anyone who was interested in going. I’d seen pictures of […]

If you see me (Clap once)

Oooooooo, okay. I re-read what I wrote in the last post, and even I thought I sounded —what is that word— self-admiring? Self-approving? Perasan?  “Sometimes I make up my own recipe”? Hello, any person who randomly throws handfuls of ingredients into a pot is making her own recipe! I want to make it clear that […]