Failing with Style

“This isn’t flying, this is falling with style!”  Eight-year-old me cheered as Buzz Lightyear embraced the very line Woody had first flung as an insult towards him. It was a joyous, fist-punching-in-the-air moment in Toy Story, as the two companions soared away from imminent danger. Magic!  At that moment, the idea of falling with style […]

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On Forgetting How To Write (and a Resolution)

I stopped writing. And I stopped because it means so much to me. Writing has always been a way for me to both escape and find myself at the same time. It’s a way for me to explore different parts of who I am, my surroundings, and beyond. It pushes me to think in a […]

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Belated Learnings from January

This January, I ran away and joined the circus. I got out of breath playing tag in our warm up sessions and could barely hoist myself up on the swings, things I used do with ease and so fearlessly as a kid. I started with no upper body strength and felt some progress as the […]

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