"It takes years as a woman to unlearn what you have been taught to be sorry for."— Amy Poehler, "Yes Please"
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
"And I supposed I was, in my mindless way, looking for something, a version of myself, a heroine I could slip inside as one might a pair of favorite old shoes. Or a silk blouse. For it was my best self I wanted, not the girl hunched in the evenings in her junk-shop chair over a cracked-spine paperback, but a fast young woman pulling open the passenger door of a sports car, leaning over to receive her lover's kiss, speeding toward a rural hideout."
"Just then, already tipsy, I thought I'd never seen a man more beautiful. I forgave him his tailored pirate's shirt. Love doesn't grow at a steady rate, but advances in surges, bolts, wild leaps, and this was one of those."
You can take a peek at what articles I'm reading here.
I'm a designer, developer, and sometimes-writer living in Washington, D.C. I currently work at Vox Media as a front-end designer. Prior to working in tech, I worked in brand consulting in New York. I graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Sociology and Medieval History.