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Ms. J

Days

There are days when all is good and steady, that despite the inconvenience and substitutions, you make do with what you have, and days end better than it started; it does not […]

Quirk

I once told someone I enjoy my red pasta with black coffee and, yes, I know it’s weird. “No, it’s not weird,” he said. “It’s very weird.” I also like my truffle […]

Back in the Day

Of all the drafts I prepared, written and otherwise, I am publishing this one out of an inspiration from my friend Ida’s tweet earlier today. She was right when she said more […]

Go, Grow, Glow

I applied for a higher position at work and I didn’t get it. To say I was more relieved than disappointed won’t be a lie. The interview was something that felt like […]

Attempt

I have been sitting here with initially an intent to update my CV for a work vacancy, then going from one site to another led to hours of not doing what I […]

Loyally Yours

It may sound crazy but I feel I am cheating on someone who does not even like me, who does not even know I have feelings for him (I think), when I […]

Steady

It’s been a long time since I felt this kind of steady, this kind of calm. I cannot fully say I’m over whatever demons I got because that’s an entire encyclopedia of […]

No Reading No Care

No Reading No Care. Except not completely. It’s a new high for my reading slump this year. The other difference is that I do not feel as bothered by it. I thought […]

Say It

When someone doesn’t answer, there’s your answer. — Frank Underwood (@Frank_Underwood) July 22, 2017 Someone shared this tweet of a fictional character over Twitter. So timely. No matter how loud, how “confident”, […]