This is my first experimental post of this nature. Welcome to Quick Thoughts, where I can share more things with you and get more content on this site by just sharing some quick thoughts I've been having recently. [My titles for things are so original and inspired!] Yesterday I did a bit of ugly crying. … Continue reading Quick Thoughts: I discovered DEAR EVAN HANSEN yesterday.
Today I’ve been playing my ukulele and it got me thinking. Almost three years ago (my birthday is tomorrow) on my 21st birthday, at the end of a long day, as I was walking in to what I knew would be a long rehearsal, my friends greeted me at the door with cake and music … Continue reading My Ukulele and Turning 24
I’m struggling to hold myself accountable. For writing in this blog. For submitting pieces to be published. For writing something to new everyday. For job hunting. Should I go on? Accountability is different when the only one holding you accountable is yourself. I’m not very good at doing that. My favorite thing about school was … Continue reading A Post About Accountability and How I Seem to Have None
I read another collection of essays by David Sedaris this month, and of course I loved it. Specific essays stand out to me: "The Understudy" offers a poignant comparison of how we view people as children and our eventual opinions of them once we grow up. In this essay, Sedaris specifically speaks about a nanny … Continue reading March 2017 Book of the Month: WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES by David Sedaris
Graduating from college and becoming an “adult” is really just one big lesson in self-awareness. This week I interviewed for a job (spoiler alert: this is something I am very bad at), and in my conversation with the interviewer he brought up something that I’ve been hearing a lot lately. It was in response to … Continue reading Interviews Make Me Uncomfortable, but I Guess It’s Good to be Self-Aware