Been a bit since I last posted; sorry about that. But there'll be another Inktober post coming up soon! Well, this post is bound to be ramble-y. Here we go. Phew. I've officially submitted my college application—including having an in-person totally-not-scary interview with the provost—and am currently waiting to see whether or not I've been … Continue reading College, Green Ember, and Bella Italia
For better or for worse, it's around this time of year that I start craving a change of scenery—literally. For those of you who don't know, "fall" in Texas isn't a whole lot different from summer. The trees stay green, the weather stays hot, and—despite my desperate attempts to wear my beloved jeans—we are all … Continue reading John Derian, and other autumn things
This is my third year doing Inktober. If you don't know what Inktober is, you can read about it here. I really recommend doing it if you're an artist who likes to experiment with different mediums, like I do—it's a great way to play around with different kinds of pens and markers! I went into … Continue reading Inktober thus far
Nichole Nordeman's music has been in my life since before I can remember. My dad has been a huge fan of her music for a long time, and rightly so. If you're not familiar with the deep poetic wisdom of Nordeman's breathtaking, tear-jerking, and jaw-dropping songs, you need to go check her out right now. … Continue reading What if it’s love?
Sydney Carton admits to Lucie Manette his love for her, by Fred Barnard. Public domain. If you know me, you probably know that Sydney Carton from Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities is one of a lineup of fictional characters that I most often refer to as "my precious children." Or, "my precious muffins," … Continue reading Poem: A Letter to Lucie