Interior Design

Here are images of a virtual dream apartment I designed this afternoon. The style is contemporary; the primary colors are grey and white; the accents are pink and blue, my favorite colors. In real life, I’d string up fairy lights and add a few throws. And maybe more paintings. I’ve been obsessing over interior design … More Interior Design



“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Accidental Date

In the evening, we visited the bar x bookstore x coffeeshop with the fat bright bulbs in the back and edgy writer Meetups behind us. This was an accidental-date. Hours earlier in the grocery line, I had remarked that I was officially tired of dates, having gone to a fancy French restaurant three days ago. Despite … More Accidental Date


Our souls are like peanuts, our bodies, the shells. I remember thinking this the night we came home from burning incense. We burned paper money. I think we bowed. Me, in my gangly western body, oversized and overstretched. Metal lockers. Ashes. Peanuts. Light enthusiasm for existence has been coupled with a headachey down-to-earth boredom. While … More Peanuts