Tag: youth

On Collecting, And Why We Do It

With enough baggage entrenched in our lives already, the things we carry can quickly become another burden, and one of the few that’s rather easy to let go of. Yet many of us continue to cling to certain collections, so why is that? What do these arbitrary arrangements do for us, exactly?

On Little-Sister Induced Nostalgi-ugh

The sudden realization that my little sister has gone from perpetual zygote to a young woman capable of operating a vehicle ON HER OWN, has increased my already-present nostalgia tenfold. But, as fun as my early life of Dunkaroo-dipping was–ditto that feeling of immortality that comes with being a teen–those earlier periods were lacking in the fully fleshed sense of self I’m finally starting to grasp.