Everything Now.

“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.

La Vie Française.

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.

No.

“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.

Writer’s Block.

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.

A Thrill of Hope.

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.