“To me the definition of true masculinity – and femininity, too – is being able to lay in your own skin comfortably.” ~ Vincent D’Onofrio For years, I did not understand what it truly meant to be feminine. I saw examples of what I thought it was -what I was raised to think it was- … More “Rejecting” My Femininity
Hoo boy, that is a mouthful to say over and over again, so why don’t we call it C2E2? Now that is a lot better! This past weekend, I attended my first C2E2 ever. Now, I am not much of a con-goer, but this one was a lot of fun. I had enjoyable company and … More Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2016
Genre: Non-fiction Theme: Personal growth Rating: 10/10 Synopsis: “I have characters all around me. The fast-footed. The broken. The overgrown. The fox-eyed. The children of the forest. The suicidal magicians. The sage smoke lovers. Someone like me. Someone like you. Something Like The Desert is a collection of coming-of-age stories that have been growing like … More Something Like the Desert – A Book Review
So, big news guys! I am, what I consider myself to be, officially an Environmental Science major. It took almost 21 years, but I have made a big step for my future. To explain, I changed my major at the end of last spring semester, but did not start taking any classes for my major … More Officially an Environmental Science Major!!
I made this big thanksgiving post and most of it is irrelevant now because I dawdled in posting it, but here is a synopsis of what I said: In lieu of a big post telling you all of the things I am thankful for, I am going to include a quote from one of my … More Thanksgiving – A Practice of Gratitude
Yesterday, I met with my new enrollment adviser for the first time. I recently changed my major to Environmental Science, so I can work more actively in conservation and the community at large. Yesterday, I was also told that I could graduate in the spring with an associates in science. For those of you who … More Graduation?
I promised another book review, so here it is! Genre: Fiction Theme: Loss Rating: 10/10 Synopsis: Inspired by the ideas of Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness brings her story to life in the book A Monster Calls. “At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t … More A Monster Calls – A Book Review
These two things probably do not go together but, when you are in a literature class and have a project in the works, they definitely do. As of late, I have found myself attracted to the writing styles of many American authors. Mind you, when I was a sophomore in high school I took an … More Dead Authors and Knitting Projects
On November 1st I was not considering any serious lifestyle changes. On the way home from practice on November 2nd, I most definitely was. It was on the drive home that I came to the realization that facebook has been taking up most of my life. The time I would be spending doing other more … More Thankfulness and Lifestyle Changes
So you know how I said I was overwhelmed with over 500 other things? It was true and it all culminated in a freaking AWESOME event the week before last. On September 30th, I left Peoria to head to Comlara State Park. It is 45 minutes away near Hudson, Illinois. I stayed there until October … More Big Oktoberfest Post