Weekend Pith: Cleaning Slates

I always switch gears a little once September is about to come around. Obviously, that's usually because school is starting, and even though my grad school is set up a little differently, there's still a definite summer's end and fall's beginning. Should my plans for teacherhood pan out, my life will always be this way. … Continue reading Weekend Pith: Cleaning Slates

Reading Like a Kid

I remember reading a lot when I was younger. I gobbled up books one by one, reading whatever took my fancy. Most of them were children's classics, cozy tales with female protagonists. Little Women made me want to be a writer. The Secret Garden inspired me to sketch the plans for my own secret garden, complete with a … Continue reading Reading Like a Kid

What am I Doing?

When I was a teenager, I was awkward. Really awkward. Painfully awkward. I had a hard time talking to people and making friends. I was shy. I was insecure. Being home schooled was not helpful for me in this department. (My taste in clothes at the time probably wasn't helpful either.) But then I became … Continue reading What am I Doing?

Avoiding Mid-Life Crisis

Today's post sounds pretty informative, until you remember that I'm only in my twenties. Sorry about that.     I'm bad at waking up early. I do all the tricks: drink water before bed, put my alarm on the other side of the room, keep the curtains drawn back as best I can. But somehow I'm … Continue reading Avoiding Mid-Life Crisis

I Made Something! And Other Matters

Every week I used to have a "Crafterday" post here (think clever pun between "craft" and "Saturday"), which I haven't done for a while. I guess I found different things to talk about. That, and I got too busy on Saturdays. But if those posts were your cup of tea, you're in for a few! … Continue reading I Made Something! And Other Matters

6 Things I’ve Learned from Being Married in College

As you know if you've read this blog in the past few months, I got married last June. My husband and I, however, are both still in college. I have less than a year to go for my Bachelor's degree while he has over two. Married college students are a rare sight. I know a few classmates … Continue reading 6 Things I’ve Learned from Being Married in College