Minimalism

I fancy myself a material minimalist. I frequently purge my belongings and eschew shopping malls, with their fluorescent lights and blatant advertisements promoting mass consumerism. This summer, I lead the charge cleaning out our family basement, parsing out and ridding us of twenty years’ worth of shit. A while after sharing with a coworker that […]

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I am not my shell.

Recently, I’ve been fascinated by people’s relationships with their, and others’, appearances (and/or perception thereof). Including my own. I don’t particularly — or try not to — identify with how I look. That isn’t to say I don’t take care of myself; I tend to feel ready to CONQUER when I’m showered/shaved/clad in $5 thrift […]

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