When she was 21 Lauren used to dream about being the youngest PhD holder in the field of Philippine anthropology but she has since given up on the idea, choosing instead to
Now 33, Lauren prides herself on the solid relationships she has with her toaster and coffee press. She lives alone in Baguio City with a solar-powered toy elephant, a small wooden mannequin, a thrift shop-bought handmade toy horse (zebra?), a tiny wool donkey she made herself, a few bulul (wooden carvings representing the Ifugao rice gods), and some potted plants that are miraculously still green.
The road to her becoming a crazy cat lady
Lauren currently works as a writer and editor, but doesn't edit herself when she writes here. Because.
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