At times, I feel as if my imagination gets the best of me. I tend to get caught up in every little detail. I crave true stories with infinite emotion. But looking around I can sense the disapproval. When did it become “naïve” to get caught up in your imagination? When people say they feel […]Read more "imagination"
John Wooden once said: you can’t live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you. Until this week I thought the definition of helping others was focusing more on what you do for those who need your help rather than what those people can give to you. […]Read more "One Week"
There are 7.125 billion people in this world. You will probably come in contact with 1.3 million people on average. This number takes into account every taxi driver, barista, waitress, friend, teacher, and soul you encounter. When you think about it, 1.3 million is barley anyone at all. We get upset at one point in […]Read more "Seven Billion People"
This semester I am taking a class called Serious Comedy and Social Justice. The class is based off of a textbook and Netflix; essentially talking about economic justice, racial justice, and issues related to gender and sexuality. For each class, which meets twice a week, we watch a two-hour movie, read articles, and sometimes watch […]Read more "Ode To The Voiceless"
Oscar Sunday is my favorite day of the year. Seriously, when someone asks me what my favorite holiday is that is the answer. To be honest, I am not really sure how this whole obsession came to be. For as long as I can remember I’ve always loved seeing the people I was so infatuated with […]Read more "Hello, Mr. Oscar"
A couple of years ago I read a quote that said: Never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking about. Since then this quote has been plastered everywhere: on my closet door at home, on my wall in my dorm, on my high school year book page, on this blog, and […]Read more "Understanding"
There are some things you know, but are never spoken of. You know the emotion, the feeling, and the love but when it’s all put into words it’s strong enough to knock you off your feet. I’ve concluded that you don’t need to be surrounded by a group of people in order to be happy, you […]Read more "Things People Never Tell You"