Category Archives: Totally Anecdotal

Totally Anecdotal: Stitch’s Brush With Racism in Education

I wanted to start my review of Jason Reynolds’ Miles Morales: A Spider-Man Novel with a slightly relevant anecdote on an experience I had as a teenager. As an adult that was once a Black kid in the US education … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About “Alice”: The Fragility of White Womanhood in Grad School Spaces

AKA “There’s a fragile white woman in my class who doesn’t seem to handle criticism very well and we’re probably going to fight by the end of the semester… or next week”. There’s this woman in my Wednesday night grad … Continue reading

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One class down, two more to go.

Yesterday was the last meeting of my most stressful class. I am so glad that I don’t have the class again and that I (probably) won’t see most of the people in that class again.

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The Author In Their Times (Unless That Author Wrote A Comic Book)

One of the three graduate courses I’m taking is a class called “The Author in their Time/s”. It’s a class that looks at authors writing fiction about a period in history as they lived in said period. This specific class, … Continue reading

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A Political Stitch

Note: if it’s not clear (but it should be), this is a celebration of my identity and my Blackness because February is Black History Month and it’s taken me this long to put my thoughts together. “I didn’t know you … Continue reading

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Super-Symbolism and Suicide Ideation

Trigger Warnings for suicide ideation and description of those thoughts.   2015 was not a good mental health year for me. Not at all. It seemed like I had one major depressive episode after another, existing on a roller coaster … Continue reading

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Ten Facts About The Stitch

Because it’s my blog and I love to talk about myself, here are ten facts about me that range from funny to ridiculous!

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Obligatory X-Mas Post

I like saying that I’m in it for the presents, but let’s be real: I don’t get up at 5:30 in the morning for stuff. We’re celebrating the fact that almost everyone in our family is together and able to … Continue reading

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My Ultimate Nerd Secret

When the bestie (Bianca) and I saw Crimson Peak on Saturday night, most of the trailers were kind of well… blah. Except of course for the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer that was packaged with the movie. (The one … Continue reading

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Selfie Love

This is a post about selfies, self love, self loathing, and how I learned to see myself for who I was. Like me, this topic is a work in progress and I plan to return to it as time passes. … Continue reading

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