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?

The Drought and the Flood: A 2/3 Goldilocks Tale

My life. I don’t even… I moved into my current place the Thursday of the last week of June. That Friday night, I went out with my housemate Whitney and met up with her friends. At the first place we … Continue reading

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Tonight was my last night at the restaurant

And one of my tables gave me this Which they said I’d earned for being Miss Congeniality and which I wore for the entirety of the night. Another table gave me a $24 personal tip. So all in all, I’d … Continue reading

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Actual thing that happened in my life

Went a different bus route to work today and bus #2 was super late. So late in fact, two came at once so I got on the second one. I had a great chat with the driver during my 10 … Continue reading

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Hello Sunday morning

“If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life.” -Charles Bukowski

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Non-North American world maps look a bit different

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The downside to this puzzle piece life I’m patching together

is when the weirdest thing happens, there’s almost no one you can tell without first having to give years of backstory. I want to talk about it without having to relive the shitty parts that make it relevant!

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Sydney winter wear

    Necklace: housemate purge Shirt: housemate purge Skirt: Vinnie’s (op shop/thrift store) Shoes: housemate purge Earrings: mine Necklace-as-bracelet: mine Hair ties-as-bracelet: mine Ring: mine Chipped nail polish: mine It takes a village to dress a womanchild.

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Things that happened today: July 22, 2013 edition

Had a (relatively speaking) early morning Skype sesh with my mom and her hairdresser who thinks he’s my stepdad Took a ferry its entire route, just because Accidentally ran into the Prime Minister, which delayed me getting to the bakery … Continue reading

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The Eye

You don’t realize how EVERYWHERE America is until you’re heading through the CBD in Sydney and look up to see the CBS Evening News playing at noon.

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“We need your energy here.”

As soon as I got to Cronulla, I knew it wasn’t going to work out. There was no particular reason, though one could easily cite the distance: I just knew. So, when after being there for a couple days, the … Continue reading

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