Thoughts on Privilege

The privileged have been getting a lot of hate recently. But that isn’t such a bad thing, is it?  They’re exempt from the hate most of the time anyways, right? Having privilege is not a crime–it’s a type of blindness.  The ugly truths of the world are written in many colors, but the privileged see…

My Beautiful July

This month has positively flown by, what with my moving back to Boston, starting a new job, and having an income for the first time in… a while.  Life is pretty good!  And with this wondrous turn of events, I’ve also had free weekends to fall back in love with Boston and take advantage of…

Fandoms and TFiOS

  So we’re talking with the cashier about The Fault in Our Stars, which I’d seen earlier that day, and my friend chimes in something about how cool it was for me to finally see the movie after having read the books so long ago.  The cashier looks at us with a smile and says “yeah,…

Pillow Fight!

National Pillow Fight Day fell on April 5th this year, and the feathers did fly in Boston, one of over 100 cities worldwide to participate!  Crowds gathered on that cloudy day, waiting until the 3pm whistle to begin the charge.  Chaos ensued upon that initiating tone, as pillow-wielding, costume-clad Bostonians rushed to meet in a skirmish…

Destination: Quincy Quarries

As both a poor college kid and a resident of a far-away state, I stayed in the dorms for Thanksgiving this year.  Now, I know that sounds depressing, but it wasn’t so bad and I did have lots of time to do as I pleased.  My holiday activities included singing in the shower (my roommates…