“Every inch of sky’s got a star. Every inch of skin’s got a scar.” I read an article recently on the website Man Repeller. Rachel Siemens, the writer of said article, was discussing the idea of “having it all” and what an illusion that really is. She states: “…All I could see were a … Continue reading Everything Now.
As many of you are (I’m sure) aware, I spent the last year in France. It was one of the most wonderful, eye-opening, exhilarating experiences of my life. I want you to meet some of the people who made my experience so great. I interviewed many of my fellow students about their experiences abroad. (To … Continue reading La Vie Française.
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.