Category: culture

When I finished the novel I hugged it for a solid 5 minutes. I loved it so much I’m scared to go to my bookclub for fear that someone won’t like it, meaning they don’t like me because, for some reason, my heart is wrapped up in it. The last 20+ pages were gorgeous. I […]

There could, perhaps, even be a 3rd one, who knows. I’ve stopped (paused?) reading Nietzsche, as I’m struggling to get through the misogynistic bits. I’m sure there are additional bits of wisdom in there, however I tend to think those who think less of women as idiots, however perhaps he only has the limited view […]

Yesterday during work I had determined that I would take a walk after work, but when I got outside it was chilly and the clouds were full of rain. I could feel tiny rain drops sporadically fall onto my skin. My plan to lift my spirits was foiled. When I got home, though, I realized […]

I am in a holding pattern waiting to see if I’ll get a second date. Likely not. But I’ve gone off the apps because I’m not interested in pursuing anyone else. I had not written back another man who I matched with, who seemed put out, and I apologized and said I hadn’t been on […]

Yes, I actually went on a date. With a guy I met on a dating app. It went well. Really well. He didn’t want it to end, but I ended it after 4 hours. Trying to take it slow. After the date I gave him my phone number. He texted immediately after he got home […]