10 Ways to Read More

I am a person who loves to read. But who has the time? Who has the money? And gosh, if you do go to the library/bookstore/whatever, you gotta hope the book you make time for is decent. Still. Reading is important. It's like Nas said: "read more, learn more, change the globe." ("I Can," 2002) … Continue reading 10 Ways to Read More


A Parenthesis in Eternity

What I love about the novella this quote is from (The Alchemist, only about 60 pages long, shouldn't take you more than 2 hours) is that it forces you to acknowledge how little you are in the world, and how important you interactions with other people are. We are here to love, laugh, share, and … Continue reading A Parenthesis in Eternity

Don’t Be a Hard Rock When You Really Are a Gem

Today's post is inspired by Ms. Lauryn Hill's song "Doo Wop (That Thing)" If you haven't heard that song, stop what you are doing and give it a listen here. "Don't be a hard rock when you really are a gem" is one of my favorite lines in the song because to me it says … Continue reading Don’t Be a Hard Rock When You Really Are a Gem

Color Your Life

Remember when the worst thing in the world was someone using the only other blue crayon? Or when you convinced your mom to buy the jumbo pack by telling her you wanted all the colors, but really you just wanted the crayon sharpener? Now, you have responsibilities. Homework, kids, paperwork (maybe all of the above). … Continue reading Color Your Life

Who are you inspiring?

Guys. I graduate SATURDAY. It's completely surreal- I feel nothing. Still, in honor of that fact, I'm writing this post today. It may come of as a little...self-praising, but stick with me here.   *earlier this semester* It's Sunday, and for the first time that month I've managed to drag myself to church. I carpooled … Continue reading Who are you inspiring?