One year later

Round Desserts Round-Up

What I wrote in April 2018: I am feeling all of the very highs and deep dark lows. Every few minutes, it’s a different version of me. Last year’s heartache vs. this year’s cold and sinus and chills and body aches. I’m happy it’s just boogers. — Update: While looking for photos on this particular […]

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Blank thy neighbor

It’s no longer ice cold and noticed my elderly neighbor sitting outside for the first time since fall. We always say, “Hey how’s it going?”, when we see each other but never really answer the question because NYers don’t usually have the time or energy to listen to a stranger grumble about the same shit. […]

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$hhh $hutup

I made this flyer in high school for my high school best friend, Elaine’s surprise party. Twenty plus years later, the details of this event are hazy but I somehow convinced her parents this party was happening at their house. It looked like an exclusive guest list only rave was happening even though I wasn’t […]

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Spring Forward

You gain an hour of daylight and lose your mind the following week. The body wants to shed all of your heavy layers — winter wear and fats but the cold weather remains and so do the carbs and scarves. You can almost feel the sun rays touching your bare skin but only allow it […]

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Ni hao! Today I have learnt, it’s illegal to protest in Taiwan and if caught, you can get deported. So, while women around the world gather to show how strong we can be when we unite, I made this cutesy little sign of a literal pussy bow. I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Taipei […]

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Top Instagram Photos of 2016

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You might have seen a few of the people you follow on Instagram post their best nine photos or most liked photos. Well, you can too! Just go toΒ https://2016bestnine.com, type in your Instagram username and in a few minutes you’ll have your own collage like this: Come and travel down memory lane with me! 1. […]

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All of the Ways to Say and Have A Merry Christmas

All of the Ways to Say and Have A Merry Christmas

I’m not a religious person, but I’ve been fortunate to witness how the Christmas season is celebrated in Portugal, Spain, and Taiwan this past month. The majority of Portugal and Spain’s population are Catholic so Christmas decorations are the norm along with markets, sales and tree lighting ceremonies to kick of the season. But here […]

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