Jacket Collection

May 8th, 2020 Song: Je Cherche Un Homme by Eartha Kitt Mom's Hand-Me-Down: plaid blazer with elbow patches and silver buttons Roman Denim: jean jacket from a thrift store in Rome, Italy (perfect for a night cap on a cool evening) A Night Out: collarless leather jacket, to be worn with jeans and sneakers or [...]

public transportation & laughing

London, UK What I liked about this woman is how she interacted with her girlfriends. They each took turns sitting and standing. I also liked how they laughed unapologetically loud, never looking bashful or wary of someone's scorn. I liked how she leaned all of her weight into her left hip and embraced the railing [...]

Journal Entry: Twelve & Thirteen

February 15th, 2019 After splitting a bottle of Prosecco on the plane, Deirdre and I made it to Fatima! We arrived in Lisbon and ate empanadas (chicken pot pie-ish thing in muffin form). Alex helped us figure out the metro to get to the bus. When we stepped off the bus in Fatima, we were [...]

Journal Entry: Eleven

February 9th, 2019 Last night I dreamed that a young couple invited me to their beautiful home in Trastevere. It was a villa with a pool and many vines and plants outside. I remember how the couple and their little children were interacting. I could feel their love for each other and their sacrificial mindsets. [...]

Childhood Twice Over

What is more baby brother than a shy knock on my bedroom door? What is more baby brother than his eighteen year old body flopping onto my bed, keeping his feet in the air to ensure that they don't touch the pillows. I remember the summer we changed our names and begged dad for guinea [...]