I come from a long line of loud women. Loud in the sense of volume, but also in the sense of speaking up, truthfully, regardless of whether or not it’s welcome. Though their honesty may have cost them a few friendships (often with people who weren’t worth keeping around anyways), I’ve always been impressed by … Continue reading Loud
Wow. It feels really good to get that off my chest. In my last post, I reflected on an assortment of memories from my 23rd year. What I feel like I didn’t touch upon was that this was also the year I started to embrace a little-known phenomenon the internet refers to as JOMO or the Joy … Continue reading My name is Sarah and I’m a bit of a homebody
As my birthday month comes to a close, I’m faced with the inevitable existential questions one asks as they inch a year closer to death: am I where I thought I would be? Did I have enough fun in my youth? Am I still in my youth? What’s missing from my life? Should I get … Continue reading Don’t pry open a can of peas with your bare hands and other life lessons from my 23rd year
I’ve had my own gym membership for about three years now. It felt like one of those necessary markers of adulthood I just needed to have shortly after I got my first career-job. I naively assumed that if I had a gym membership I’d just instinctively turn into a person who actually goes to the … Continue reading It’s fun to stay at the
What can we learn from our sent folders? The other day I took what is known (to myself only, perhaps?) as a Hotmail deepdive. A “deepdive” involves the act of searching a certain subject on the internet to a near obsessive degree. For example, scrolling through photos of your always impeccably well-dressed girl crush on … Continue reading I took a Hotmail deepdive
My name is Sarah. And for the longest time, I’ve been planning on (and by “planning” I mean, not really planning anything at all, just spending way too much time thinking about…) starting this very blog. Writing for me has always been a necessary and highly therapeutic act. But I never really allow myself time to … Continue reading Hello! Welcome!
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