Category Archives: Life

She Bangs the Drums

It started in an arcade. That glorious storefront by the mall’s food court, lined in blue and/or pink and/or green neon, advertised with geometric text and CYBERSPACE GRIDS, SO COOL!… Read more »

Don’t Tell Me the Odds

How common am I? Statistically speaking, I mean. And let’s limit things to just physical, in-born traits — nothing political or socioeconomic for now. If it’s within my control, it doesn’t count; I… Read more »


I’m not well-versed in religious studies, so it might’ve been rubbish for all I know, but a friend recently expressed a notion around the Buddhist hierarchy of care. First, care… Read more »

Name and Shame

I got to spend some time this week with someone I know from the Internet. In these situations, there’s a funny yet predictable thing that happens—we meet, in person, and… Read more »


The end of the year makes for such a good checkpoint, doesn’t it? Around this time last year, I found myself reflecting on having purpose in life. It was shortly… Read more »