A preoccupation with the strange-ness of time

STEEPED BY SAMIA #15 | 1.06.23 A tale for the time being, Majora’s mask, & the inexplicable pace of time. I’ve been preoccupied with the concept of time this week. Slipping from the end of one year, to the beginning of the next, life is literally the same — but with the freshness and promiseContinue reading “A preoccupation with the strange-ness of time”

Will I always be in a liminal space?

STEEPED BY SAMIA #14 | 12.29.22 A rainy morning, a wallower, & an interior monologue on in-betweenness. I wake up before my family and start making chai. Oatly full fat oat milk. Wagh Bakri black tea. Water. A splash of Kirkland evaporated milk. A scuffed metal pot, an old strainer, our designated chai spoon. IContinue reading “Will I always be in a liminal space?”

Read this when you feel like: You’re back at Square One

STEEPED BY SAMIA #11 | 11.28.22 I’m in my flop era — but I mean that in the kindest way to myself. Note: I wrote a “Read this when you feel like” about the feeling of not “doing enough” in September, and I realized it could be a fun, reflective series. So, here’s another oneContinue reading “Read this when you feel like: You’re back at Square One”

Read this when you feel like: You’re not “doing enough”

STEEPED BY SAMIA #6 | 9.30.22 Sometimes, things feel up in the air and a little off in every part of your life. My goal was to put out two blog posts this month. The Reality: my Notes app is littered with sparse attempts at interesting ideas (you’ll see them someday, I promise!). So, I decidedContinue reading “Read this when you feel like: You’re not “doing enough””

Editorializing my life: Notes from a constant ruminator

STEEPED BY SAMIA #3 | 7.11.22 Every time period in our lives carries a certain atmosphere — but we never know what the present will feel like, as it’s happening. I’ve been thinking about this concept a lot lately. I call it: Editorializing my life. It isn’t so much a narrator in my head, chroniclingContinue reading “Editorializing my life: Notes from a constant ruminator”