On Treating Yourself: Having a “CC Day”

On Treating Yourself: Having a "CC Day"

“Maybe this is our version of treat yourself day and he needs his version… Wyatt, if you could blow big money on one thing, not sock money, what would it be?” – Parks and Recreation S04E04 I’ve loved the concept of a “Treat Yo’ Self” day ever since I watched this Parks and Rec episode a few years ago,...

Doodling Memories of 2017

Doodling Memories of 2017 - Cissy's Art Café

I’ve always had a fondness for planners and for journaling. I’ve done both on and off ever since I can remember, and when the bullet journal system came into my life, I was immediately hooked: I liked the versatility of the system and the ability to combine both. I moved to New York after I graduated college in 2016,...

Rewriting Memories

I don’t see the Citgo sign as the bus drives into Boston because my attention is on the man sitting next to me. The bus ride to Boston, once seeming days long, feels short this time....

Snippets From My 21st Year

June Goodbye, MIT. My friends take me out for my 21st birthday, and it is unexpectedly fun. I realize I can enjoy drinking when I’m around friends that I love and trust. I reinforce my taste for drinks where I can’t taste the alcohol. I learn that kahlua and I are not friends. I graduate. My dad is surprised...