I've been thinking about the internet lately, and how it shows people in a very one-dimensional way. I am often guilty of judging people by their personal sites, such as their blogs, and also, especially, by facebook. Even though I know there is much more to a person than what they portray online, I cannot … Continue reading Dimensions
This year, as a special thanksgiving gift, I am sharing a tip that has come in handy many a time. We all know that thanksgiving isn't just about giving thanks - it's also about eating as much food as possible. Turkey, gravy, mashed 'taters (or mashers, as I like to call them), green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, … Continue reading A very special Thanksgiving tip
I mean, it's not that I'm afraid of the dark. No, definately not. It's just that I don't like to watch scary movies. In fact, I actively choose not to watch them. I also find myself avoiding shows like CSI when I'm home alone. It's just because... you know, they seem so much more real … Continue reading Are you afraid of the dark?
This semester I am taking a (required) class called Strategic Text Production. The class meets once a week for 3 hours and will take a workshop format. I know this kind of class isn't for everyone, but I'm very excited about it. Each week we'll have a different topic and reading materials for that topic … Continue reading on ‘me as a writer’?
Quote of the day: “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.” - Audrey Hepburn I love Audrey Hepburn. Now, I am not an expert on her or her life … Continue reading On humor and laughter (and Audrey Hepburn)
As many of you know, and will be eternally amused by, there are many things about the English language and the American culture that I don’t understand and several that I may never understand. There are things like the cartoons you watched as a kid, the fads that were in through your middle school years, … Continue reading on being culturally illiterate