I was looking up quotes trying to find the perfect one that said what I wanted it to, or at least something close. The problem is that I already knew what I wanted to say, I was just trying to find someone else who said it. Which is silly really, I should just write what … Continue reading Speaking Up Is Worth It
You know that girl who hates Valentine’s Day because she doesn’t have a movie-version of love in her life? Yeah, that was me. Love is tricky. The word covers so many possible definitions. I love my family. I love my socks. I love foxes. As humans, we are prone to imposing conditions on love. However, … Continue reading Why I Hated Valentine’s Day
That's one of the lines from the Netflix original show: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. I resisted watching it because it looked too weird, even for me. But I succumbed to its mysterious presence when I overheard a coworker talking about how good it was. Since I trust this coworker's opinion, I thought, ok I'm watching … Continue reading Everything is Connected
Learning how to learn how to do something can be challenging. I know because ever since I decided to figure out how to take better photos, I've been discovering how to learn how to get there and then actually learning. I'm starting from the basics so I have a far ways to go. But it's … Continue reading The Art of Learning Photography
I wasn't going to do it this year because I didn't think I had time but then I thought, I won't have time if I don't make time. So, since it's November 1st, I am starting NaNoWriMo. I have to announce it, otherwise I won't be as motivated to actually do it. Last year I wrote 52,569 words … Continue reading What month is it again?
What will you regret? Recently I was reading about how, when people are close to dying, a common regret they have is: “They wish they’d had the courage to live a life true to themselves and not the life others expected of them”*. So, while I was at my great great Aunt Betty’s funeral, I … Continue reading Authentically You
I’ve been trying to find just one thing to write about for weeks, which seems ridiculous, but it’s the odd predicament I’m in. Many things keep rolling around in my head, but none are long enough to write about for more than a paragraph. Notes to self. I found a note I wrote to myself … Continue reading My brain is too full