Curling into you. When the alarm goes off in the morning, and the only sounds I can make are groans of great reluctance to get up, I just want to curl into you. Because you are warm, and because you are soft. Because I can scent the you-ness from your shirt, and it is intoxicating. […]


Yesterday started like any other day. Except, it wasn’t like any other day. It was May 1st, 2012. In American date format, it was 5.01.12. Grinnell’s zip code is 50112. Yesterday, was Grinnell Day! (Whatever that is.) For most people in Grinnell (townspeople, professors, students, staff), yesterday started off normally; by 5:45pm, however, about 1200 people made Grinnell […]


Conversation overheard while waiting in line to get food at the school café. Early Friday morning. Line is moving super slow. “So are you in a hurry?” “Yeah, for philosophy class.” “Oh you’re fine, I’m sure Socrates was late to class once in a while.” “Hahah, yeah.” *Fakes a deep voice* ” ‘Hey Socrates, why […]


Around this time every semester, I’d go on YouTube and look for videos of cute kids, so that I could watch and re-watch them over finals week whenever I need a break from studying. I don’t know why I do it though. I mean, watching kid-videos when you’re neck-deep in schoolwork only ends up reminding […]