Having been the new girl a fair amount of times, I know how completely stressful and alienating it can be. Especially in large schools where no one is really fully self-assured. How can you be when your in high school? The peak years of learning, discovery and finding your place. Trying to balance all of … Continue reading Thoughts on Being In High School
A fair assumption one can make from reading my blog is that I enjoy the English language. Hmm... that sentence doesn't really sound all that natural. I enjoy utilizing the tools of the English language to convey a message and use it to gather new information? Nope, that really doesn't sound any better. That actually … Continue reading The Newspaper
When I was 13 years old I enrolled in an intensive Summer camp. I’d read adventure novels and seen reality television about these sorts of camps and the idea of going somewhere which seemed to be able to transform people so entirely was appealing to me. The books and tv shows had definitely embellished on … Continue reading A Summer In Scotland
Do people still go to the library? Because any time I go there now, which admittedly is not that often, the only people I see is the man who's napping in one of the chairs, the desperate moms trying to pry their kid's sticky hands from the books and the older couples browsing the old … Continue reading Are Libraries a Thing of The Past?
The little things in life or big depending on perspective can sometimes be the hardest. Simply because we don't want to take the risk. Eye contact is hard Because it's awkward Because it's intense Because it's scary Public speaking is hard Because it's stressful Because it's nerve wracking Because it's scary Change is hard Because … Continue reading Because we should
So I haven't written anything for a while. Ask me for a reason and I'm sure I could come up with a few lame excuses, but I'll save you the time. Truthfully though, I have wanted to, I just haven't felt the motivation or the inspiration. So in a desperate attempt to throw myself back … Continue reading Just A Day In My Life I Guess?
Those who have inspiration are lucky. Yet those who know what their inspiration is and how to tap into the infinite resource of it within each of us, are the luckiest. I believe that in all of us is an inspiration which won't run out. We just so often don't know how to reach it, … Continue reading Inspiration