Through a Child’s Eyes

orange street-lamp sherbert,
an ice-cream cone right
outside my window, because daddy
I’m a little kid and I
love to love the world


Top Five Tuesday #1

This is a series I may or may not actually continue with (really, look to see how many posts say part one or part two in their titles and then never get a follow-up. I’m notoriously flaky). Also, I am well aware that it’s not Tuesday, I’m just a sucker for alliteration.

Without further adieu, here are the Top 5 Things Well-Meaning People Say to me and Why They’re Bullshit

Twenty-Five Cents Is Not Enough to Survive!

The weather in my city (and the rest of the country, I’m sure) has been absolutely brutal lately. But while I, and everyone else I know, has been keeping safe from the cold at home during our days off from school, others are stuck outside with no place to go.

Yes, I’m talking about the homeless.

Thoughts on Catching Fire

While I do think that Jennifer Lawrence is a wonderful actress and looks great with dark hair, and while I think that she did a very good job of playing this character, there is a problem.

She’s white.


A Toaster for Christmas

I’m really in a rather unique position when it comes to my class. Yes, most of the time I am middle class. I guess you could say I even identify as middle class. But on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, I’m something different entirely. (more…)