You’ll eventually see someone else who had the same idea you had, but she shared it with the world, she did something with it.
Not to prove anything to them — but to prove something to the kid I used to be, who faced rejection and hadn’t yet learned what to do with it.
…ally think my ears are cute now. It’s just something that’s ingrained in me, all these years later. We should be kinder to each other, because it makes it easier to be kinder to ourselves.