I’m almost positive that John Hughes is my spirit animal. His love for 80s music and his films resonate so strongly in my 80s-loving heart. Today’s thought is this: 80s movies are the absolute best because they’re so ridiculously unrealistic. Ferris Bueller skipping school, stealing a Ferrari, singing in a city parade, and making … Continue reading Why 80s Movies Are the Best.
“Don’t say maybe if you want to say no.” -Paul Coehlo This two letter word is probably the hardest concept for me to grasp. Why? I want to say yes to everyone. It’s because I want everyone to be happy. Deep down, I want to be the reason everyone is happy. (I know what you’re … Continue reading No.
I have writer’s block. Bad. Perhaps it is because the lazy mornings of summer have caused me to become rather dull. (I have been extremely unproductive in the creative arena.) Whatever it is, I just cannot seem to shake this awful thing. That is why I’m making this post. I am attempting to rid myself … Continue reading Writer’s Block.
Everyone has spent the past month (or perhaps even two) blasting Christmas music in their homes, cars, or stores. Usually these songs are cheery and upbeat, which is great for shopping for Christmas presents. However, sometimes it is necessary to step back from the chaos in order to remember the reason we celebrate. In those times, I … Continue reading A Thrill of Hope.
In recent weeks, I have entertained my mind with the meaning of Simon and Garfunkel’s illustrious lyrics. They are one of my favorite bands of all time, which is another post for another day. Simon and Garfunkel were a dynamic duo, and they had influential messages to share through their music. One song I have listened to repeatedly … Continue reading We’d All Like to be Richard Cory.
Certain days my life feels like a scene from a movie: I stroll down the promenade listening to excellent music. I make sure to have a picturesque outfit. My makeup looks “on point.” Even my out-of-control lob of hair is cooperating with me. And then there are days when I feel as though I have been hit … Continue reading Perfectly Imperfect.
As a Pinterest quote so poetically puts it, “I want to travel across the world and breathe the air of new places.” Traveling is something I have been passionate about for as long as I can remember. I have always dreamt of finding beauty in quaint, unknown nooks and crannies around the world. With my newly declared double … Continue reading Wanderlust.