To Braintree, from the kind-of popular white girl.

To Braintree, from the kind-of popular white girl.

TW: racism, derogatory language I am truly, honestly petrified to write this. I left Braintree to move to Washington, DC in August of 2015. I had no job, no friends, no sense of “social status.” It was a clean slate. It was then I started to think really introspectively about myself -- why I always [...]

Rainbow unicorn toast.

Rainbow unicorn toast.

Nose to the sky, we fly through the crisp December air splitting the clouds into millions of pieces. This setting is familiar. My legs sit on the plastic leather seat. Iced coffee to my right. The sky is painted with city lights that glimmer along the black horizon. A man made Milky Way. Where are [...]

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At times I wonder why I left. I ask myself if "exploring" could mean a Southie apartment with friends or "taking a chance" has to mean uprooting the familiar and planting yourself in the unknown. I don't really know the answers to these questions and I don't know if I ever will. I took a [...]

Why I’m going to tell you I’m from Boston, even if I don’t live there.

Why I’m going to tell you I’m from Boston, even if I don’t live there.

13.4 miles, a 16 minute drive on a Sunday morning (45+ minutes any other day). 11 stops on the Red Line to Park St., a $4.20 roundtrip CharlieCard fare. I don't know the ins and outs of a Southie neighborhood and I won't tell you to "pahk the cah in Hahvahd Yahd," simply because I [...]