Random Thursday Thoughts

The laundromat near where I work sells cacti. They just hang out in the front window near a wall of dryers and a detergent display under an old sign that says “Cactus Sale”. Every single day I pass this sign and wonder what would posses the owner of a laundromat to sell these tiny resilient…

Random Thursday Thoughts

Why is there no font to adequately convey sarcasm? Think about it. We have ALL CAPS for yelling, HaLf CaPs for idiocy, italic and BOLD for emphasis, hell, we even have emoji keyboards to convey any range of random shit. Still, though, no goddamn font or indicator for my frequent use of sarcasm. Isn’t that just wonderful…

A Caffeinated Parody

I’d like a medium coffee, cream and sugar, and one blueberry muffin please. What flavor coffee? No flavor, just coffee. Yes, coffee, but what flavor for the coffee. I don’t want flavored coffee. Just regular coffee. Oh, regular coffee with milk and sugar.  No milk, cream please. Just a medium sized hot coffee, no flavor,…

A Moment For Mental Health

Hi there! Yup, I’m alive. Here’s the thing… I have depression and anxiety. My life is a constant inner struggle, which, despite my carefully constructed routines and masks, sometimes seeps into my external world. There are days when just being alive becomes physically painful and exhausting and there is nothing I can do to change…

The One Where I Open My Own Shop

Today is one of those rare NYC days where the weather is warm and sunny, but neither the heat nor the humidity has become oppressive yet. Of course, I am stuck in my office but I have opened every window in sight and made 4 trips to the deli across the street despite needing nothing.…

Learning A Language

I think it’s about time I tackled some of the items on my 30 before 30 list, what with time running out and all. I’ve mentioned before that I had completed a few of them and just never got around to posting, because I absolutely suck at life. I’ll start small with number 4, which was…