Author Archives: Alexus Jones

I’ve Learned to Focus on Living in the Moment

I spent about two months weighing the pros and cons of getting bangs again. On one hand, bangs work well with the shape of my face and eyes. On the other, I’d have to wash them every morning. They’re are a lot of work, and getting them is a commitment…

My Support Network Keeps Me Sane

During college, I always joked with my friends that I would drop out of school to open a bar in Canada (I prefer their healthcare system). MIT was very stressful, and my reaction to unenjoyable situations is to want to escape. Based on…

Pulled Between Two Lives

Working remotely, while slightly draining, has had its benefits. Being able to sleep in until the last possible second (and maybe sometimes slightly past that) and my ability to work anywhere are among them. That latter perk means I’ve been able to work from my parents’…

New Perspectives from a Trip to the ER

This past Monday night, my boyfriend and I cooked an amazing meatball dish with garlic bread on the side. (No, I will not disclose whether I used premade meatballs and garlic bread.) We paired the dishes with a bottle of sangria we’d bought for taco night this past…