Middle Child Syndrome, according to a middle child.

Middle Children have a harsh reputation we do not deserve. As middle children we are either ridiculed for our supposed "attention seeking" behavior, or pitied for being less-important than our older and younger siblings. Personally, I find this all ridiculous. I am the 4th of 6 children, meaning that I am a middle child of … Continue reading Middle Child Syndrome, according to a middle child.

Adulthood and Passion: when writers stop writing

I am the writer who doesn't write. In college I told myself I didn't have the time, and the excuse seemed valid at the time. Between full time employment, full-time classes, homework, and commutes- I barely had time to breathe. My writing suffered, but I scribbled when I could and dreamed of graduation. I told … Continue reading Adulthood and Passion: when writers stop writing

The Ivory Tower is Crumbling, and We Should Let it Fall.

The flood gates have finally opened, and there's no going back. For decades the privileged elites have willfully ignored the growing cracks in the walls that held-up their ivory tower. Overlapping privileges such as race, education, socio-economic status, gender identity, sexuality and many more, were stacked on one another to build a society that could … Continue reading The Ivory Tower is Crumbling, and We Should Let it Fall.

Apartment Floods and Quarantine: How I’m coping with my anxiety

There's never a good time for your house to flood, but having it happen during a pandemic is in my top 5 for "bad times". Though I was lucky that the water didn't damage any of my personal belongings, it did cause a lot of damage to the floors and drywall. Even worse, the cause … Continue reading Apartment Floods and Quarantine: How I’m coping with my anxiety