I just went to a women’s leadership conference and it was incredible. I learned a lot, ate a lot of food, experienced some things, met some great people and I have a lot to share. But to be honest, I’m still sort of digesting everything. I mean truly. That was a jam-packed 6 days. But … Continue reading Take the knife
Heather got to choose my topic this week and guess what she chose. Elizabeth Tower/Big Ben: history, facts, fiction, non-fiction, lore, etc. So here goes nothing… Elizabeth Tower is the name of the actual tower that houses Parliament, but it is more famously and more commonly known as ‘Big Ben.’ Though it is called … Continue reading Big Ben
So Easter is over.. Doesn’t look like I was able to find a home with the rest of my friends. Instead I’m still sitting here on the shelf. Waiting to go home, well a home. Hey the store is opening soon, maybe today is my day. Today was not my day. We’re being moved to … Continue reading Rose
So there is this boy, his name is Josh and I’ve totally fallen for him. Now, don’t think I’m about to post some mushy shit because ew gross. I’m here to tell you about something just oh so deeply wrong with him. You see as we’re talking and trying to get to know each other … Continue reading Eggs, Disneyland, Hogwarts.
“How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor grow up to be a hero and scholar?” –Hamilton, opening number March 24th, 6:45pm Keylee and I arrive at Keller Auditorium. Doors are open, lobby is … Continue reading Hamilton
I made it out alive. Winter term is officially over, I was able to take 20 credits and end the term with a 3.8 GPA that I definitely do not feel like I deserve. Taking 5 four-credit courses at once was overwhelming to say the least. There were some weeks that were easier than others. … Continue reading Art History
Stress, stress you are no fun. Stress, str— Oh sorry, I couldn’t finish that I was too stressed out and died. Next week is dead week (aka the last week before finals, when all major deadline occur), and I have like 6 assignments I could be working on. But it’s fine, I’m fine. … Continue reading Brief History of Thought
Late, late, late. Did you know it is incredibly Western to be concerned with timeliness? In places like the middle east it is very common for a business meeting scheduled at 10am not to start until at least half an hour later because culturally people are not concerned with time. I do not know how … Continue reading I owe you one.
I think certain quotes, certain excerpts from poems and writings that speak to you can mean or say something about you, maybe even who you are. When I went to go look at the list, in the notes of my phone, of the writing prompts I have to inspire my posts I saw that I … Continue reading To share…
Conflict is everywhere. In the news, at work, school, home, and even inside ourselves. Everywhere. Navigating conflicts, arguments, etc. can be incredible difficult. When you feel so strongly about something it can be difficult to see anything other than your own subjective rightness. ‘Subjective rightness’ is what a person feels or thinks is right due … Continue reading Conflict