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I kind of like Taylor Swift now

My newfound love for Taylor Swift, while admittedly both unexpected and trivial in the grand scheme of things, has a valuable insight/lesson to give us: don’t be afraid to try new things even if your mind/feelings try to hold you back.



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Crocs are my ideal shoe

I have personally worn Crocs daily for the last 17 years of my life, and I have never once doubted their comfort.

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Phones as identities

In response to comments by my family and friends, I like to make jokes about the superiority of Android phones, and I often speak about my love of Android phones to my friends in jest. I sometimes reflect, however, on the weird role that phones play in our lives.


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Molly Millions was young

Not to say I wish to become her, but whenever I feel like the weight of growing up is almost too heavy to bear, I know I can always open “Neuromancer” and find that razorgirl who spits out her tears instead of shedding them.


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An argument for being materialistic

I could pretend that I’ve broken my cycle of desire, and that I’m one of those ascetic, holier-than-thou minimalists who don’t believe in owning silverware. But it’s all a lie. I will admit that I am, at my core, a very materialistic person.


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Years gone by

At times, I felt like a failed editor, like Recess was deteriorating because of me. Even writing that now feels so silly and self-aggrandizing. Recess is so much more than its editor.