M I N I M A L I Z M : My password

In recent weeks, I’ve lived in no specific place, organized a coalition behind an old bill (that I WILL pass, damnit); organized a coalition against the uptick of detentions and deportations of Southeast Asians in California; failed to meet several deadlines for my side projects for lack of time (read: priority); published an article on … Continue reading M I N I M A L I Z M : My password

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Cataloging my April ’17 trip to Iceland. Learning how to spell “cataloging.”

(I know I'm super late on both of those.) Welcome to Reykjavík! Learn the language: Amma = Grandma Ut = Out Jokul = Glacier Foss = Suffix for waterfalls  Here I am driving like a real amma because our rental car was a stick-shift Suzuki Swift we named Taylor. Luckily, James is a great teacher and … Continue reading Cataloging my April ’17 trip to Iceland. Learning how to spell “cataloging.”

Skincare, science, and other girly things.

I was at the La Mer counter in the cosmetics section of Nordstrom's on one of those days where you fancy yourself an upper-middle-class, upper-middle-aged woman. I had read so much about the miracle nature of their signature cream, Creme de La Mer, the world's leading agent against the evils of wrinkles, fine lines, and … Continue reading Skincare, science, and other girly things.