The Minty Periphery, Part One: Penelope

Have you ever had a connection to someone–any old kind of connection–that you can’t really explain or make sense of, but you can’t seem to shake, either? …Sorry. Let’s start this again. Have you ever tried growing mint? I might not strike most people as the gardening type. And, well, today, as it stands, I’m […]

Angst-Negative: On Re-Writing the Montage

The thing about being (arguably) very creative and (absolutely inarguably) very dramatic is that your imagination has a tendency to spill into your life. TRIGGER WARNING EVENTUALLY: We’re going to start with childhood bullying and make our way to talking about depression and suicide, and at the end we’re going to talk about being happy. […]