One of my earliest memories of the word “escape” is from the 1979 song “Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes. It was one of the… Read more “escape /əˈskāp/, n.”
I love the holiday season, but let me set the record straight: I hate the #PSL trend, and I can’t stand how marketing for it starts earlier… Read more “make /māk/, v.”
Because I timed my last week’s post to line up with the election, it feels like it’s been a proper eternity since I wrote here. I believe I… Read more “space /spās/, n.”
It was the weekend just before finals week (May 8th, if my memory is serving me well) when I went out to brunch with my friend, Caroline,… Read more “Finding Peace in Portland”
I went on an adventure this morning. And by adventure, I mean to say that I took myself, my reusable grocery bag, and my camera to some… Read more “Thoughts from an Early Morning”
Suggested listening: Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran
Some days were made for working on seven different Word Documents. Other days were made for pastries. And even more were made for small adventures.
Today was a day for all three.
Sometimes you just need to remind yourself that the world is so much bigger than you and your cluttered desktop screen of paper drafts, class notes, and study guides.
And even if you can only glimpse little fractions of the world at a time, it’s still worth investigating.
Because time passes by so quickly.
The beginnings of things always seem to pass so slowly.
But you inevitably find yourself scrabbling, wondering where all that time went.
Take advantage of it while you can.
It’ll be gone before you know it.
(Reminders to myself as the semester winds down.)
I’m so glad I discovered this little place in freshman year when I was trying to do Astronomy homework. It is, genuinely, the perfect place to enjoy a sunset for one.
It’s been about nine months since I last travelled, and I must say – as tiring as it is, I love doing it…as long as I get… Read more “[Don’t] Take Me to the Beach”
1. Take a break to take a walk outside. Don’t say you’ll do this when you can. Because if we’re all honest with ourselves, “when I can” is… Read more “How to Succeed at Midterms While Actually Trying”