Author Archives: J.

About J.

A former twentysomething with a head full of curls and heart full of questions wondering: when we get to nirvana, will there be food?

A funny thing happened on the way to applying for grad school

I’ve applied to the Teach & Learn program at Instituto Franklin, through la Universidad de Alcalá, specifically the Master in Bilingual and Multicultural Education. I wish I was writing to say that I got in, but I don’t know that … Continue reading

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31 Things I Know At 31

1. Flat white, 2 sugars is how I take my coffee. 2. How to drive on the left. 3. That it’s okay to ask for help. 4. How to pronounce “quay”–even though it is a phonetic abomination 5. What it … Continue reading

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Deck the halls with melancholy

Shout out to everyone dealing with death over the holidays. I didn’t grow up with Christmas–or any winter holiday really–so it’s always been a time of year that I felt disconnected from, but having this on top of it is … Continue reading

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I am looking up decomposition rates

It is the single most morbid thing I have ever done in my entire, but I wanted to know what his body might look like. Would he be an unrecognizable mess? Or a skeleton? Or would there be nothing left … Continue reading

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On Financial Planning

I went to lunch today with 2 women. Woman 1: I slept with this guy and after round 3, he offered to pay off my student loans. Me: Wait, that’s a real thing that happens?? I DREAM about that. Woman … Continue reading

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Rude and inconsiderate

  The marriage I could have gotten over, but a baby that ties them together forever…! My friend Marcella and I made a list of things this is worse than: Season 4 of Misfits A Sansa/Tyrion sex tape Miley’s VMA … Continue reading

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“You’re gonna get raped.”

One of my coworkers said to me as I was on a call. “Yeah, she is,” another one agreed. They think I am too flirtatious on the phone and that is therefore a punishment fitting the crime. The conversation went … Continue reading

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