My favorite fictional holiday of the year, the season of Candlenights, cherishes ambiguous worship and joy and cheer for everyone. It really is the most wonderful time of the year, as there's nothing like giving and receiving gifts, watching people's facial expressions and body language as they open your presents for them, and reveling in … Continue reading #49: Holidays & Candlenights
I'm thankful for friends, family, and food. I'm thankful for Alex, my incredible, impeccable, and always intellectual girlfriend. I'm thankful for my few but strong close friendships, the ones that have helped pull me out of the depths of anxiety and depression and onto my feet. I'm thankful for this blog and the platform it's … Continue reading #27: Gratitude & Sweaters
Oh, flashing street lights, breakfast alarms Sidewalks, streams, and dirty ponds, Parked cars, wrecked mailboxes, and rain; What nostalgic paradise have you all escaped to? The neighborhood remembers these things, the Jogging neighbors and babies crying, the Driveway basketball games, and yoga, the Yard work, clean grass Days before the neighborhood Forgot itself. Three generations … Continue reading Who woke up the neighborhood
While we're busy celebrating the Fourth of July, I'd like to take this moment to remind everyone that this 237th anniversary of our great United States' creation wouldn't be possible without the brave and daring efforts of our Founding Fathers. They stood up, they demanded change, and they got it. If you care about the … Continue reading Lessons From Our Independence Day
Hello everyone, I won't be posting anything significant today, I think. I just wanted to wish my nice followers and friends a very happy Easter, if they celebrate it. I hope you all have a great holiday, and enjoy the festivities! I know I will be. Enjoy the day!
I wanted to write a post dedicated to one of my favorite holidays, St. Patrick's Day, before it became irrelevant and out of place for me to talk about it. What does St. Patrick's Day mean to you? To the majority of people celebrating the holiday, it means searching through your wardrobe for green clothing … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Truth
I had searched for years for the great Christmas tree, Something that would represent our family; A tree that would shine through the dusky night, With its branches exuding the brightest light, And the afternoon sun, jealous of the tree’s lustre, Would seem to writhe in envy and go astir; We would need a tree … Continue reading The Great Christmas Tree