I have a minor addiction to Spotify and don't think I'd make it through a day without it. Whether I'm in the car, at work, at the gym, at the dance studio, or typing up a blog post, chances are, I'm streaming something. I listen to pretty much all kinds of music, and I mix … Continue reading 8 Albums I Can’t. Stop. Streaming.
I'm a giant nerd, and I'll be first to admit it. I could wax poetic about Harry Potter for hours on end, and my friends often think that I do. But I also have an appreciation for words outside of those from The Greatest Book Series to Ever Grace this Humble Planet, and even go so far … Continue reading 25 of The Most Poignant Sentences Ever Written
When I was in seventh grade, we had to write sentences with our spelling words as part of our weekly homework. I hated it. Not because I can't spell (I'm not entirely reliant upon spellcheck), or because I don't enjoy writing (umm, hello? I write a blog), or even on the principle that it was … Continue reading Why “Trying Too Hard” isn’t necessarily a bad thing
If the past month of my life has had an unintentional theme, it's been art. I've spent time in NYC, DC, and Baltimore - all of which provided opportunities to enjoy everything from museums to street art. I saw Riverdance (a belated Christmas present, and maybe my favorite show ever); attended a preview performance of The White Snake … Continue reading Why Art Matters
I love words. I was an English Major in college, but my love for languages began long before I got an actual degree in one. As soon as I could read, I realized that books opened up entire worlds to me. Adventure was at my fingertips. Yet the other (and perhaps more important) reason I … Continue reading Nice Girls Finish Last: why this is terrible advice and you should stop saying it