Alden Terry

Alden Terry
Alden Terry
Created 06 May 2021
  • That is My Face
    16 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    I do not have my mother’s eyes and I do not have my father’s nose. I do not laugh like my mother and I do not walk like my father. I have not inherited any propensities that the two have proven over t...
  • I'm in Texas
    14 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    If you’ve ever felt increasingly restless as you stayed in New York City year over year and and dared to publicly vocalize your slight discomfort, I applaud you. It’s a strange occurrence, one that I ...
  • Groundhog Day
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    When you fall in love for the first time it is to be believed that it is its own anomaly of an experience. One of a kind. Never to be replicated, certainly within your own life, but definitely not wit...
  • A Case for the Umbrella
    04 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    When Hurricane Ida made its landfall in New York Wednesday night, it appeared as though a mild to mid-level tsunami had swept through every crevice of the city, giving the streets and subways the most...
  • I Think I'm Reading Too Much
    21 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    I think I’m reading too much. I don’t think I read more than the average person, at least not in the kind of shocking way that would cause your dinner guests to project forced surprise into an uncomfo...
  • New York Times Puzzlers
    22 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    My necessity to complicate even the most mundane tasks is so strong that I’m convinced I will pass the urge down to my children via DNA and DNA only. No nature or nurture argument here; the propensity...
  • Anticipating Fall and Its Marriage to My Melancholy
    07 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    If you’ve taken a glance at any of my other newsletter musings, it may come as no surprise that I am mentally leaps and bounds ahead of our highly anticipated Hot Girl Summer. My appreciation for summ...
  • On The "Close Friends List"
    24 Jun 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    I want to jump right into it. I think that Instagram’s saving grace after a year of being oversaturated by influencer content and useless soul-sucking shopping add-ons, is its “Close Friends List” fea...
  • Why Are We All Crying On Our Birthdays?
    10 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Me, crying on my 4th birthday. I think I’ve cried on my birthday ever since I learned of its meaning at the ripe age of 4. I’m not actually sure if I fully understand it as a concept to this day. I’d ...
  • Tracking Our Consistencies
    27 May 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    It seems like babies and children grow up at lightning speed, their features and minds tangibly developing as rapidly as month to month and more subtlely from day to day. This makes sense, and I’ve ta...
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