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The Art of Wording Things Right

Firstly: I haven’t been posting every day because our internet was lost this whole time. For days, we had none. So that’s that. In the past week or so, I’ve noticed the varying ways people use words such as “awesome”, “love” and “sorry”. For instance, people in the past week have used the word “awesome”…… Continue reading The Art of Wording Things Right

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The Art of People Watching (also known as: being bored on trains)

A woman chewing gum in a very particular, quick rhythm. Chew-chew-chew-pause-breathe. Chew-chew-chew-pause-breathe. A man rubbing his thumb over his cheek. Again. And again. And again. Not in a nervous way, in a way that suggests he’s pondering life and trying not to be too sad. A couple laughing together. Their sitting positions mirror each other,…… Continue reading The Art of People Watching (also known as: being bored on trains)

Family & Friends · Words

The Art of Being Poetic

I have a friend who I hope becomes an author, because when she writes me letters they’re always filled with descriptive phrases and beautiful words thrown together that somehow create something wonderful. We live several hours away from each other, so we decided upon a letter correspondence, in which we write letters back and forth…… Continue reading The Art of Being Poetic