how English majors see the world.

Symbols. We see symbols in everything. For four years (and really, for many years before, since I was an avid reader and was already consciously and subconsciously doing this), I analyzed plot lines, characters, meanings, subtext. I did this in everything I read. I did this in art classes, in play writing classes, and most [...]

10 Things I Learned About You.

This Square Peg in college: 'twas an interesting time. When I look back, though, I can honestly say that I loved my college days. It was the 90s. The soundtrack of my life was lit, as the kids say, and the life lessons abounded. Here are 10 things I learned in college: My education really [...]

Keep Your Voice Down When Making Declarations of Love: Random Memory #1

Welcome to a new feature on This Square Peg, where I share the random memories that come to me during my morning commute to work! You're welcome. There's always a catalyst to the memories. This particular morning, as I stepped off the train, I saw a young woman who reminded me of a girl that [...]

About a Boy.

As I stood in line at the café at work and watched one of the employees step over to the espresso machine to whip up a latte for a customer, I thought of him. It was such an interesting time in my life, really, all of it, and he was, by far, the most significant [...]

Thursday and Friday.

I'm sure you're wondering what I wore yesterday? And if I'm grateful for anything today? Have you? Well, since I forgot to post what I wore yesterday, let's combine the two, shall we? Gratitude 1. You, because you visit this blog. 2. You, because sometimes you click "like." 3. You, because sometimes you leave a comment. 4. Anyone who supports [...]