I had just cozied into the perfect concave of my dorm-quality mattress - you know, when you find the one comfy sleep position - when I heard the front door, and a few seconds later our bedroom door, slam open. "Will someone please come eat with me in the dining hall?" Inwardly cursing myself for not making better use of the lock, I sat up as…
The calendar summer has officially begun, but much to my dismay, Texas has been creeping its way to maximum heat for a solid few weeks now. Personally, I'm not a fan. I adore the summertime for all that it signifies - sweet freedom from responsibility (or so I was told), unregulated binge eating of anything cold I can find, hot shirtless boys by the pool (nothing…
Boy, does a year fly by quickly. It's hard to swallow, and even harder to accept, than we are one quarter of the way to full adulthood. What I would give to just slow time down even the slightest. I hate to introduce this post with the typical "this year taught me..." cliche, but: This year taught me more about humility, patience, and compassion than I thought…
I'm Joanne: Student by day, blogger by mid-afternoon. Dallas native, Austin transplant. Welcome to my humble abode.
June 21, 2017
By Joanne Xu