Out with the old, in with the new… year, that is. Listen, 2016 was harsh, I get it. From Donald Trump to Princess Leia, it was an absolute downer. For the world. For me? Not so much. Don’t get me wrong, I balled like a baby when that oompa loompa won the presidency AND when… Continue reading Fall 2016 Grades & Teacher Evaluations
The feminist in me is disappointed. The American in me is ashamed. The human in me is confused. It is nearly midnight. My ass rests on the floor of my bedroom; my eyes on the t.v.; my heart in my stomach. I pinch myself. I change the channel. I change it back. I want to… Continue reading Election 2016
This has been one of the most adventurous, fun-filled summers of my adult life. When Spring semester ended, my vacation mode officially kicked in; I was on a plane the morning after my final exams were finished. At the end of May, I headed to the East coast, with my boyfriend and Dad, to see… Continue reading Summer 2016: One for the Books
This is the first, in what I hope to make a semi-regular series of posts about my experience in academia. I’m currently in my first semester of my English major courses at CSDUH. If you’re curious as to how it’s taken me so long to get here (I am 29, working on a BA, after… Continue reading BA or Bust: Fall 2016 Semester Begins
Model: Robin Becker Location: Hermosa Beach, CA.
There’s really nothing quite like camping in the mountains. Waking up, knowing that just outside your motorhome door lays a world of adventure waiting for you to embark upon. Your campground looks like this: a circle of motorhomes and trailers with dirt bikes and OHVs littering the spaces in between; a grill (or two, or… Continue reading Summer Camping in Mammoth Mountain
Some women take no shit. Some women take it all. Some women suffer in silence. Some women wail and moan. Some women let go. Some don’t. Some women notice more than you’d like. Some women won’t notice even if you try. Some women pick and choose their battles, while others sleep in their armor, always… Continue reading Some Women