Category Archives: bodycare

Bikram Yoga

Heat shriveled my nostrils, but the stale sweat had a physical presence that was almost enough to knock me out. After breathing through my mouth for a few minutes, the smell became somewhat bearable, but only until I was facedown … Continue reading

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Ivory Soap

First encountered when washing my hands at preschool (we used Zest at home), and then more recently at J—-‘s house when we were both studying or writing for Comps. It’s kind of a sharp, indefinable scent, which contains the rarely … Continue reading

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Slow dancing with Gary Stark in his parents’ driveway, under a star-filled winter sky. Orion grew bigger as it slid toward the horizon, and although I was cold, I wasn’t quite ready to go home from the party. I thought … Continue reading

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