selfie preservation

Jeanine N
cut to the feeling
Created 18 Mar 2021
  • selfie preservation #017
    15 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    call me by your name, Timmy I come from one of those families where all the kids have the same first letter first name; in our case, the letter “J.” This was not exactly planned — my mother talks abou...
  • selfie preservation #016
    31 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    My hips are a desk. From my ears hang chains of paper clips. Rubber bands form my hair. My breasts are wells of mimeograph ink. My feet bear casters. Buzz. Click. My head is a badly organized file. My...
  • selfie preservation #015
    17 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    I have seen SO many movies more than 3 times, lol. I grew up on the Disney VHS collection, so any Disney movie animated and given a home VHS release between 1937 and 1998 (Snow White to Mulan, let’s s...
  • selfie preservation #014
    16 Jul 2021 • 5 min read
    The first time I visited upstate New York, I was shocked by how familiar it felt. I had never spent much time up there, save a short trip to Niagara Falls with my grandparents when I was 9. The energy...
  • selfie preservation #013
    28 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    Thursday, about midnight: Gritney as our guiding light, looking forward to the weekend like When the tincture hits, Chicago, June 2021. Friday morning Deeply respect Lolly’s commitment to a color sche...
  • selfie preservation #012
    17 Jun 2021 • 5 min read
    My 21st birthday I was in London, my mom was sick, and I was so fucking lonely. Four days before my 21st birthday I moved to London to study abroad for the semester. My mom was not yet in remission fr...
  • selfie preservation #011
    04 Jun 2021 • 6 min read
    Chugach National Forest, Hope, Alaska from the air, October 2017 Hmmm, you have caught me at a bad time. I consider myself an optimist by nature1, but I really have to work to be hopeful these days. W...
  • selfie preservation #010
    21 May 2021 • 5 min read
    A (probably) Lutheran church in Búðir, Iceland, 2015. There is a difference, I think, between “church-going,” “religious,” and “spiritual.” I was raised a church-going Lutheran. What I mean by this is...
  • selfie preservation #009
    30 Apr 2021 • 8 min read
    Sophia Benoit @1followernodad any time I have a friend with kids I try desperately to offer sincerely to babysit for free bc I really think parents and especially moms just need so much more support f...
  • selfie preservation #008
    23 Apr 2021 • 7 min read
    The torii of Itsukushima Shrine, which appears to float at high tide, April 2018. We were on a ferry, after having been on not one but two trains, and it was a beautiful day. We were beginning our sec...
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