Musings

Childhood Trauma

Manslaughter or premeditated murder? I had a Barbie when I was younger, and I don't know why she was my favorite because she looked just like all of my other Barbies, but she was. I would spend my days begging my darling big brother to play Barbies with me because it was usually more fun when… Continue reading Childhood Trauma

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Book Reviews

Spider-Man: Homecoming

I'm a pretty big fan of Spidey. As big a fan I can be without reading the comics, that is. Unfortunately for me, I had just gotten used to Andrew Garfield as the poster boy for Spider-Man. So when I heard they were doing ANOTHER Spider-Man reboot, I didn't know if my heart could take… Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming

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Playing Hostess

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 29 List 10 people, living or dead, you would invite to dinner. Include the dinner menu. I have a confession to make. I can't cook. I can make a pretty mean scrambled egg, but my cooking skills end there. That being said, I don't think the point of this… Continue reading Playing Hostess

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Slipping Through My Fingers, Still Within Reach

30 Day Blogging Challenge - Day 28 What is something/someone you miss? I miss a lot of things. But I miss people so much more. I frequently come across amazing people only to have them exit my life as quickly as they came. Sometimes, physical distance separates us. Other times, this distance is emotional. Either… Continue reading Slipping Through My Fingers, Still Within Reach

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Rick and Morty

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 21 What is one of your favorite TV shows and why? It is difficult for me to absolutely fall in love with a TV show. I always manage to pick them apart and find something I don't like. Sometimes a show has a solid first season that turns to… Continue reading Rick and Morty

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The Skeleton in My Closet

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 19 What is your biggest regret in life? I know many people try to live their lives with no regrets. It sounds nice living life to the fullest without any feelings of guilt. Regrettably, I am not one of those hopelessly optimistic individuals. It seems to me that people… Continue reading The Skeleton in My Closet

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My Favorite Book

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 18 What book could you read over and over again? Ignite Me, the final book in the Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi, is one of my favorite books. I could read it over and over, but I feel like I have to start at the beginning of the series every… Continue reading My Favorite Book

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The Year in Review

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 17 List your highs & lows of this past year. HIGHS. I raised my GPA. Though it's still not as high as I want it to be, I was still able to raise my GPA. I also made Dean's List twice! I got serious about my blog. I don't know if… Continue reading The Year in Review

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The Sexual Assault Anthems

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 16 What are your views on mainstream music? Warning: Rant ahead. Some mainstream music is catchy and wholesome. It is able to get me pumped for a workout, excited for a night on the town with some friends, and can sometimes be good enough to sing in the shower.… Continue reading The Sexual Assault Anthems

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My Story in Fifteen Facts

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 15 Write 15 interesting facts about yourself. I can't promise 15 interesting facts about myself--I can't even promise 15 things you care to hear about, but the following list contains 15 things that came to mind when given this prompt. I was born on Christmas. But I'm not Jesus. It's… Continue reading My Story in Fifteen Facts