Flying

I think I have a fear of flying. Most of my flights consist of prayer and pondering over my own mortality. I’d consider that a fear. I am constantly baffled by people. Take, for example, a woman (in a matching pink exercise suit, no less) I saw during my layover. She had gotten some food, […]

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My Christmas

First off, here’s just a silly picture of me. Here’s my mom, being very happy about a present. Here’s my dad, pretending to be really happy about the box for women’s shoes in his hands.  (No, that’s not what the present was–it was something much manlier, like a hammer.) My brother, opening a gift while […]

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Political Correctness for the Holidays

Something that has really been bothering me lately is political correctness. Especially political correctness concerning this time of year.  ‘Tis the season for holiday trees, winter break, and, who could forget, the celebration of Ramachriswanzakuh. (Actual sign, I am not making this up.) I’m sorry, but the last time I checked, the United States of […]

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Two Letters

Letter #1 Dear Men-in-General, Please leave me alone. No, I do not think it’s amazing that we “have a lot in common.”  Surprisingly enough, I am not flattered by or swooning over your drunken advances, libidinous gestures, and annoying bravado. I do not wish to be lied to or hit on.  The chances of my […]

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