There Goes My Sock

“Fuck your flight,” seemed to be the Lyft driver’s nonverbal message with his 45 mph driving even though we told him we were trying to catch a flight in a bit more than an hour. I knew I should’ve went straight to the airport from my place, but nooooo, I had this romantic notion of … More There Goes My Sock

Sherring’s Goodreads: Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling by Rosie Pérez My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was completely in shock and awe throughout Rosie Perez’s memoir Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still … More Sherring’s Goodreads: Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

When A Girl Feels That She’s Perfectly Groomed And Dressed She Can Forget That Part Of Her*

The past few days I’ve been scrambling to find clothes to wear. I didn’t gain or lose any significant amount of weight. It’s not laundry time. I wasn’t robbed. I didn’t lose my wardrobe in a house fire. My iron stopped working. To some people, this might not be a big deal, but for me, … More When A Girl Feels That She’s Perfectly Groomed And Dressed She Can Forget That Part Of Her*

We Came As Strangers, Became Friends and Left As Family*

Titles don’t mean anything–except when dating. In which case, I patiently wait for the title “girlfriend” to be bestowed on me, which rarely happens. When it comes to familial relationships, I focus more on the emotional connection rather than the technical title. I come from a large extended family. It’s impossible to know, let alone … More We Came As Strangers, Became Friends and Left As Family*