The worst is over now, I think. It’s been a rough summer (for many of you out there too!). A rainstorm washed out my living room, left me uprooted and homeless for a couple months while it got cleaned up and put back together again. It’s funny, before this disaster I was getting restless, felt … More A Solitude That Leaves You Less Lonely
This chapter opens with a series of lines under what I’d call the category of: f*ing let it go. If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked. If you want to become full, let yourself be empty. And a goodly handful of phrases like that, every one of them a mantra of: stop arguing … More ToV 22 – Paradoxical Dating
I’ve had a lot of pyjama days in the last few weeks, but it’s another thing entirely when you commit to an underpants day. Something special happens when you decide to spend a whole day in your knickers. First off, you’ve pretty much committed to not leaving the house. Now pyjamas, you can wear those … More Take an Underpants Day
I was chatting with a fella the other night, asking him about how he met his girlfriend (I’m always fascinated by the myriad of ways people come together and fall in love) and he followed up by asking me: What about you, you’re unpartnered right now? Unpartnered… I’d never heard the term before and found … More Solitude, Singlehood, and Social Interaction
I had one of the juiciest philosophical conversations of my life last night. With a guy who’s brilliant, rational, and has developed a personal philosophy that is almost entirely in contrast to my own.