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She walked the vineyard and became stunned with her own worry. What new voice and shape would this year take? She didn’t want to do the Chardonnay the same again and again and she knew the change was electrically necessitated by the day and time of everything.


722. I think the names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it’s at its most powerful. ~A.S. Byatt

My skin is kind of, sort of brownish
Pinkish yellowish white.
My eyes are greyish blueish green,
But I’m told they look orange in the night. 201 more words


I needed that. It was an absolute joy to read this interview of Hunter S. Thompson. I know this might sound a bit weird, but the good doctor has, since I discovered him, been kind of a muse to me. 32 more words


Summer Break

Hello, readers,

I am now on my last big break from school before graduating. Yay! I’ll complete this Summer semester and graduate as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). 51 more words


End of the Semester Reflection

As my fourth semester in college comes to a close, I’ve just been reflecting on all that I’ve learned and experienced. There are a lot of times that I feel like a failure and I just want to give up. 235 more words


Notes on Ponniyin Selvan

From Part II of the novel Ponniyin Selvan written by Kalki Krishnamoorthi.


Those who have studied the history of ancient Tamil Nadu would know that in those days many women were at the forefront of societal life. 6,110 more words


Thinking about Vietnam

Throwback sounds too mainstream and I’m not hipster enough to come up with a better title for this post.

I travelled to Hanoi, Vietnam with my parents back in 2013 to visit my elder brother who was working there. 196 more words