My personal aesthetic today seems to be some sort of hipster. I'm wearing a plaid flannel shirt tucked into my skinny jeans, I'm listening to some chill rainy day music, and I've got a mug of almost-drunken coffee next to my open laptop. I was trying to work on homework--and I did for about an … Continue reading Thoughts in a coffee shop on a rainy Saturday afternoon–on the joys of melancholy.
Yep. You read that title correctly. I've now survived not one, but two car wrecks. Only one of those was my fault though, so don't judge me too much. Don't worry, I'm physically alright. It's just mentally, emotionally, and everything else in which I'm not. This one happened last week, and this time, I pulled … Continue reading Thoughts on Having Survived Two Separate Car Wrecks…
I accidentally discovered this poem a while ago on a poetry app. It was on some sort of shuffle, and this randomly popped up. I didn't know C.S. Lewis wrote poetry, but I couldn't resist sharing some of my thoughts on this gem. “As the Ruin Falls” C.S. Lewis “All this is flashy rhetoric about … Continue reading “As the Ruin Falls”
I've been reading Alfred, Lord Tennyson for my British Literature class. He's a marvelous poet--if you haven't read any of his work, you should try it. His poetry is beautiful. He has a marvelous way with words. Anyways, as I was reading his In Memoriam for my class on Monday, I was struck by the … Continue reading Tennyson, Grief, and Hope
So one of my personal heroes is Lilly Singh, who if you don’t know, is a professional YouTuber. She makes YouTube videos for a living. She has her main channel, then her vlogging channel in which she basically just records herself going about her day. I love her vlogs. I love them because I, as … Continue reading Personal Heroes and Hustling Harder
I keep trying to get myself to write something for my blog, but I’m such a perfectionist that it’s hard for me to feel comfortable posting anything. However, my professor for my creative writing class says that writing is being vulnerable, so here I go. I’m just going to write and post this and not … Continue reading Word Vomit on the Struggles of Writing and Being a Writer: subtitled ‘I can’t seem to write a good title’
I am currently playing my soundtrack playlist on Spotify, and on this playlist I have everything from Doctor Who to Avengers to Lord of the Rings (am I supposed to italicize movie titles and TV shows? googling... Yes. I am supposed to italicize movie titles and TV shows. My english major self should know that). … Continue reading Why We Need Heroes