The Maykazine

Overthinking so you don't have to.

Day trippin’.

You’re assigned to do a lot of unsexy traveling. You are aware of your own snobbery, but are determined to succeed whether surrounded by strip malls or farmland. What do you take with you?

12 May 2014 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on Prince. [+Updates!]

We saw Prince live on Saturday, and it was amazing. The air? Electric. Some thoughts.

18 March 2014 · 2 Comments


Our first Valentine’s Day was a test of cleanliness.

14 February 2014 · 1 Comment

Thirty days of thirty.

I finally caved and booked some time with a chiropractor – which, interestingly enough, has spurred me into a “reclaim thyself!” mode fitting for the over-emphasized resolutionary month of January.

30 January 2014 · Leave a comment

Ten albums of questionable significance.

Iris tagged me in a chain status (So glad we’ve moved on from chain letters; what a disrespect to trees!) to “list ten albums that have stayed with you over the years in some way.”

9 January 2014 · 2 Comments

A very long-time-coming engagement.

This story ends exactly how you think it will, and in the best way it possibly can.

11 November 2013 · 18 Comments

This guy asked me where I am from before I was born. That is some intense grocery checkout conversation.

8 September 2013 · 2 Comments


There comes a point in every woman’s walk along a crowded urban street where she wonders: Will he act on it? Will he follow me down the street? Will he spit on my shoes? Will he tell his friend the latest one-liner about my ass in a loud stage whisper?

31 July 2013 · 5 Comments

On mosquitoes.

When I tell people, “I’m that person who gets bitten all the time,” they often reply the best way they know how, which is by dispensing advice for someone who doesn’t have a fucking clue what a mosquito is.

26 July 2013 · 3 Comments

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