So I don’t know how you’ve been feeling about the news, but

These past two weeks, the breakdown of what my friends and I have been texting about would be 15% Jonathan's new job at a boba shop, 5% Tiktoks, 20% miscellaneous, and 60% the news. We've been talking a lot about the police, the protests, and racism. It's as if around one or two o'clock most… Continue reading So I don’t know how you’ve been feeling about the news, but

Interesting questions to ask your friends

When I search for questions to ask friends, all the lists seem to overlap in their interesting but mostly impractical suggestions. For example, the first one I saw on Google was: "Do you think you're brave?" They're the type of question that is temperature-sensitive. They only work best at certain times and in certain places.… Continue reading Interesting questions to ask your friends

What real conversations between teenagers look like

A rule of common sense: eating someone's pretzel without permission will bring forth their wrath. Titles (AKA contact names) I live bagels No fun P.S. I AM SO READY FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK. There is only three exams standing in my way, and then it's five glorious days of no school plus two weekends. So nine… Continue reading What real conversations between teenagers look like

Miscellaneous thoughts on conversations

When conversations happen magically Good conversations are tricky. You can’t force them. You can’t create them with mad scientist skills. It just occur, like a rainbow, and you enjoy it for as long as it goes on. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t elements that are better at generating good conversations than other. Now, what… Continue reading Miscellaneous thoughts on conversations