Illustration of a girl looking sadly out her window at the city lights, while her cat paws at her.

King FOMO: A personal essay

Sitting at my desk and poring over a new Word file, the phone beside me lights up at 10 p.m.  It’s a good friend, wondering if I can come out tonight with the others. They’ve all dressed up; the plan is set. I make the tough decision to stay in.
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My paper trail

Off the Beat

These pieces of paper are priceless — not just because I didn’t pay for most of them. They’re the closest thing I have to physically collecting my memories.
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