All the Summer Vibes // hiking, writing, reading, and that glorious sunburn

I'm a very crafty person. No, no. Not that kind of crafty. Despite what gossip my character have been spreading, I am not a crafty villain scheming up plans of horror and pain. Maybe. I mean 'crafty' as in, I like to take little string and sit for a couple hours looping it on sticks… Continue reading All the Summer Vibes // hiking, writing, reading, and that glorious sunburn

The March of the Typos

Typos. You've got to love them. Especially when they prowl in the paragraphs of your most important papers. I view it as a blessing when I'm required to read it one more time before the whole class: It's my last chance to spot that little monster and cross it out. I've had my fair share… Continue reading The March of the Typos

A Pocketful of Palindrome Poetry

As I work through The Roar on the Other Side this year (amazing book on poetry, 10/10 recommend) I've been learning all types of poetry schemes, methods, and tropes. Some of them are fairly simple while others seem nearly impossible. Such as writing a poem with twenty six words, each one starting with a different… Continue reading A Pocketful of Palindrome Poetry

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Painting {aka what I have learned in the last couple months}

It all started with Shakespeare. I know, I know. It's a strange place to start but that's where it all began. For almost five years I had not touched my painting supplies, partly out of fear and partly out of busyness, but in March my co-op class was studying The Taming of the Shrew, and… Continue reading 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Painting {aka what I have learned in the last couple months}