October 31, 2018 | 3:48PM | E train to Port Authority Bus Terminal (uptown) | New York City This week marks my two month stay in New York. It’s been surreal. I realize the person I was in September 1st is no longer the person I am now. Last week...

Do I feel like the past twenty five years went by without notice? Does it really feel like this—thinking that maybe you missed out since you’ve lived in one place all your life? I don’t think the past few years were nothing. They were something—they became...

“What we map changes the life we lead”, something I picked up from watching John Green’s TEDx talk about Paper Towns (my favorite book for reasons I will not try to comprehend, because people kept telling me why I preferred this over Looking for Alaska—it’s...

I can’t believe I’m here. I can’t believe I’m really doing this. I can’t believe it’s actually happening. These words have been in my head for the past two weeks now—because all of this is still new to me. Independent living? Doing errands on my own?...