Happy Fourth! It’s a great day to celebrate our independence from Britain and the beginning of our country! It’s also important to keep in mind that our country was occupied before we got here. We colonized North America over top of indigenous nations who already lived here, forcing them out of their homes and off... Continue Reading →
Many people on my more personal platforms of media have already seen this essay of sorts which I posted in response to this video that was shared to my Facebook page. The range of emotions I experienced while watching it (and I did watch the whole thing) was shocking, and once my heart rate slowed... Continue Reading →
I took a lot of different courses in college. I am an English major with an emphasis in creative writing, and I ended up adding a psychology major to my plan as well. I have always been really interested in story telling and people, and I thought marrying the two subjects would make for a... Continue Reading →
One of the most important things I've already learned from my studies in English/Creative Writing comes down to one piece of advice I found more helpful than I initially expected it to be. My professor during the last quarter was a published author, and knows first hand how difficult it is to "make it" in... Continue Reading →
I’ve recently started a new job at my university (which I am writing a post about, but for now I will keep secret!) and I am learning a lot about how to work with all different kinds of people. One of the many reasons I love my school is that it’s incredibly inclusive. No matter... Continue Reading →
I remember the darkness of my room at eight in the morning, two days before I turned 16. The gentle taps on the door, the click of the knob opening and then closing, quiet footsteps retreating from my bedroom. I remember walking downstairs at eight-thirty, still rubbing the sleep out of my eyes and finding... Continue Reading →
Never hesitate to tell someone you love them. You never know how quickly something can change, or when the last time you will be able to say “I love you” will be. Don’t leave yourself wondering whether or not you said it when you last spoke. Don’t not say it on your way out the... Continue Reading →
"I love you to the moon and back"...