Ah! Distance!

I often find myself pulling away from social situations when I feel overwhelmed. There is something confusing and dissonant about being an introverted extravert, but I swear I am! I've said it time and again, I love people. But there is only so much I can take in before everything is too much and I [...]

Why Politics Don’t Matter

Happy Saturday, you all! It's been awhile. But that's okay. I hope you're all doing well and staying cool. Alright. So today I want to talk about politics. Hot-button topic, I know. But, we aren't going to get into the presidential race and all that junk. We're going to get into how politics affect our [...]

Wednesday Glowing Artsy Recommendation: The Danish Girl

Happy Wednesday! It's been awhile since I've done one of these, so I'm excited. And I'm excited that it's such a good one. Read it for bookclub and it was a near-unanimous 5/5. Let's just get on with it. No fluff. The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff Rating: 5/5 would recommend/fashion into a kite/hide in a [...]

Wednesday Glowing Artsy Recommendation: Alice Isn’t Dead

Happy Wednesday! Middle of the week, but I hope all is going well for all of you! This week we're taking a gander at a podcast. Alice Isn't Dead by Joseph Fink Rating: 5/5 would recommend/eat an omelette for/drive halfway across the country with/etc. Summary: Don't worry if you're not a podcast kind of person. This [...]

Wednesday Glowing Artsy Recommendation: Lore

MY FRIENDS. This week I'm recommending to you an award-winning, critically acclaimed podcast! Switching it up. I hope you're all having good weeks/days/lives/etc. And if you're not, many hugs to you. So this award-winning, critically acclaimed podcast is called Lore. It's informative, a little creepy, and surprisingly, full of history! Lore by Aaron Mahnke Rating: 5/5 would [...]

Wednesday Glowing Artsy Review: The Phosphorescent Blues 

Happy happy Wednesday to you all! Haven't posted in awhile. Escuela and work keep me busy. Poor excuse. There will definitely be a brain thoughts post on Monday, though! Unfortunately, there's no Friendly Friday post this Friday, which is okay, but we miss our friends. Anyhoos, so today I'm talking about an album and I'm [...]

Wednesday Glowing Artsy Review: Chasing Redbird

Happy Wednesday, all! So this week I'm recommending something a little different. Still in the vein of literature, but not really adult literature. Today, I'm going to admit that I like reading children's books sometimes! No shame in that. Reading is reading. And sometimes, children's books have seriously profound messages. So don't judge me with [...]

Wednesday Glowing Artsy Recommendation: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Welcome back, friends. This week I'm recommending another book to you all. It's beautiful. It's heartbreaking. It's witty and clever. It's everything you never knew you've always wanted. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran-Foer Rating: 5/5 would recommend/cross seas for/praise forever/etc. Summary: This heartwrenching novel chronicles the adventures of a young boy named Oskar, whose [...]

Five Albums Of 2015 That You Should Be Listening To

As the year comes to a close, we're all reflecting and contemplating what we're going to supposedly do differently next year. But we're also thinking about all that we've accomplished this year. And as I'm thinking about what I've accomplished this year, I can't help but think about all of the new music that I've discovered. Music [...]