Welcome!

I am a writer/artist/educator from Texas who enjoys learning…well, every little thing that catches my attention. I am a willing disciple of the power of imagination & the possibility of peace on Earth.

I also suffer from “Walking Encyclopedia Syndrome,” an affliction known to transform outgoing introverted bookworms into nervous babblers eager to share everything they know (yeah, it’s a pain). The only time such symptoms are alleviated is through posting & actual, honest-to-goodness conversation with living, breathing humans.

My mission: Be involved in the real world (where it is) & attempt to understand this alien world of “Homo Sapiens-Machina,” in pursuit of truth, harmony, & thought-provoking conversation over the perfect cup of coffee.

Or tea. Lots and lots of tea.

IamWaitress

Tools, tips and perspectives to improve your serving skills

DESKRIB

Unpacking Travel

STRANGE SAPIENS

Why can't humans have nice things?

Self Help Daily

A recovering recluse stumbles from her dark hole in pursuit of a brighter world (and a decent cup of tea)

Psychology Today - Self-Help

A recovering recluse stumbles from her dark hole in pursuit of a brighter world (and a decent cup of tea)

Christina Katopodis

English PhD Candidate | Graduate Center CUNY

The Sidebar

We get it wrong so you don't have to.

World Affairs

Objective, Nonpartisan and Insightful

Let's Queer Things Up!

Queer/trans identity. mental health. cats.