short hair as a means of devotion

I am on the verge of doing something new with my hair. And, as always, I catch myself in the expectation that this change is going to result in a glamorous, dramatic, complete transformation. That my hair won't just change but the shape of my face and the color of my eyes and all of … Continue reading short hair as a means of devotion

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the divine power of fandom

Two very significant things have happened to me over the past two weeks. Or perhaps, in at least one of these cases, I happened to the thing. Unclear. ANYWAY: I put in notice at my job. I finally got around to watching Good Omens.  Here's how I feel about both of those things: It's just time. … Continue reading the divine power of fandom

so, i signed up for another half-marathon, or: on not apologizing for our bodies

Years ago, when I was just a wee Apprentice Company member of the theatre where I work, an Alexander technique teacher spent five minutes with me and then told me that I "walked like an apology." When she said it, the other baby apprentice in the room and I both immediately started to cry.  Recently, … Continue reading so, i signed up for another half-marathon, or: on not apologizing for our bodies

i am probably never going to win an oscar, or why i loved thor in endgame so much

When I was in grade school, my very sweet and wonderful and supportive teachers used to write things in my yearbook like: "I can't wait to see you onstage at the Oscars someday!" Which is a very kind thing to write in a theatre dork's yearbook. But I also kind of bought it, gang. I've … Continue reading i am probably never going to win an oscar, or why i loved thor in endgame so much