Every year, there are tell tale signs that's it's fall: When the leave change color, pumpkin spice is everywhere, and girls pull out their sweaters and Starbucks. It's my favorite season, and here are thirteen reasons why* I love fall. Weather: They call it "sweater weather." It's cold enough that it's not hot, but warm enough … Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why I Love Fall
Things can get busy. Life, school, and (as I'm sure you're aware) sports are extremely distracting. So yes. That is my attempt at an excuse for not posting on this blog. In the coming weeks, I will attempt to begin posting content again. Meanwhile, here are some photos from Vancouver, New Haven, New York, and … Continue reading It’s been a while, here are some pictures
First of all, to all of my lovely readers: thank you. If you're new to my blog or haven't read the post, a few weeks ago I wrote a rant-esque post about stress and anxiety from sports, namely Crew. When I wrote the piece, I felt exhausted and miserable. I wanted to quit; I wanted … Continue reading Life Update: Post-Season!!!!!
Why must teachers assign so much work outside of the class? This post comes to you from a student taking a *break* from her homework. (...After an obligatory 1/2 hour of Youtube, snacks, Buzzfeed, and irrelevant google searches...) I understand that a teacher's ultimate goal is to, well, teach you the skills and content needed … Continue reading Why Do My Teachers Give me So Much Homework?
Hello, lovely readers: You may have noticed that its been about a week since I've posted on this blog. That's because recently I've been extremely confused, anxious, and stressed out. Right now, I'm doing an exhausting sport. It's at times fun but on the whole mentally, physically and emotionally taxing. I really enjoy physical exercise … Continue reading Life Update: Overcommitted
I'm sorry for posting a day late, but here are the pictures from my second day in New York! And that's all! xx PAFT
*not in chronological order, all processed with VSCO C1 preset Some other things I did today: I nearly saw Ellis Island, but my group left Liberty island too late. 🙂 I ate at Ellen's Stardust Diner (aka the Singing Diner). The service was awful, but the singing was excellent. And that was it! Stay tuned … Continue reading New York City Photo Diary: Statue of Liberty + Waitress the Musical
Here are my pictures from my journey to New Haven, Connecticut! VSCO C1 What do you all think? I'll be heading to New York City soon, so stay tuned for more photo diaries of my trip! xx PAFT
If you are anywhere between the ages of 12 and 25, you've likely heard of the term "basic." It's exact meaning is unclear, but the word is used to describe anything stereotypical and expected, especially in regards to teenage girls.* "Basic" has developed into a cultural phenomena: a lifestyle that is both strived after and avoided … Continue reading You’re So Basic
An alternative title: "How I turned an English assignment into indulging my inner fangirl." Here is my poem, "Twisted Mirror," from the perspective of Angelica Schuyler Church from the Broadway Musical Hamilton. ~~~~ I would like you to know: You are the first man I’ve met That’s witty and perceptive, who Can match me … Continue reading Hamilton Poem: Twisted Mirror