School stinks. Do I really mean that? No, not really. I love the idea of school. I love what school sometimes is, or, more accurately, used to be. I used to love going to class with the sole intention and purpose of learning. I loved pushing myself and finding I could reach horizons I wasn't … Continue reading F for Effort
Said has been buried six feet under since I was nine years old. I remember the first time I heard the phrase. It was Halloween in my fourth grade class, and we had different stations with educational, Halloween themed activities. The pink sock-hop dress I was wearing swished as I skipped to the next station, … Continue reading Said isn’t Dead
Time management skills are expected. Juggling a million different things, effectively, quickly, and smiling all the way through. It looks so easy, but it really isn't. My school year started last Wednesday, and after I had gone through all of my classes once, it hit me. I had gotten home and had all but collapsed … Continue reading Are we there yet?
What are we? What do we have, and what are we made of? I would tell you I am the product of my experiences. Of my memories, of everything I've learned. It's easy to walk through your life with your eyes closed. To loose yourself in the mundane. It's easy to forget that you can … Continue reading Mao and Montages
Really, guys, I've come to the conclusion that the Earth is flat. I'm just joking; but I can see why people did, and still do, believe so. I was on a cruise this past week, and it was absolutely amazing! We had gotten an exterior stateroom, so we had a balcony. My favorite thing to … Continue reading The Earth is Flat
There are some moments in life I like to think of as 'Peek-a-Boo' moments. Have you ever played a game of peek-a-boo with a baby of a year or few months old? I think it's much more entertaining for me than it is even for the baby, to be perfectly honest. There's something so beautifully … Continue reading Peek-a-Boo
I have heard the phrase, ‘write what you know,’ many times before. It’s mentioned and thrown around as if it is simply a fact of writing. A rule or regulation that all writers would do well to abide by. I used to hear it and think it was true. After all, if you don’t know … Continue reading Write what you (don’t) know