Category Archives: Rants and Ramblings

Nocturnal Admission: My Big Fat Geometric Secret

I’ve been having the same nightmare once a week for several months straight. The nocturnal reverie always stars a teenage me in the tail end of my senior year in high school. The dream typically begins with me strolling the school halls with textbooks in my hands, chatting up my fellow classmates. And usually ends with me groveling at the feet of a teacher whose class I’ve cut the entire school year, begging her not to fail me. And then, just like that, I wake up sweaty, out of breath and clutching my neck where I imagine pearls to be.

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My Upstairs Neighbor’s Bed

In my head, this is what my neighbor’s bed looks like! Allow me to introduce you to my neighbors: There’s the dummy who made us all get certified letters from the city fire marshall because he was using a grill on his balcony without proper ventilation. Then there’s the old, creepy couple next door who goes MIA for months at a time. And when the old man surfaces, he walks around the building putting folded pieces of cardboard in all of the doorways to keep the doors open. O____o There’s the single father who lives across the hall who manages

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Body Count: Do You Know How Many People You’ve Slept With?

Tucked away in a top secret location, handwritten using my favorite writing utensil (a Pilot Pen Precise V7 roller ball ink pen) on a titleless sheet of paper torn from a legal size notepad is a list of everyone I’ve ever had sex with. Yep. I keep a list – and yes, it’s numbered.And on days when I’m bored, I like to pull out that document (I’m thisclose to having it notarized), scan the names and take a leisurely stroll down memory lane. I’ve managed to keep a mental note of what all the symbols mean. For example, there are

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