Hey, all! It’s been a whole little minute since I posted something, but it’s not like anyone would really notice. My post today is about thoughts for myself on Eurocentric standards of beauty that we seem to thrust upon ourselves. This isn’t any newfound idea, but just my personal experiences with this expectation of beauty.… Continue reading Dealing With Eurocentric Views of Beauty Inspired by Quicksand
Hello, fellow bloggers, writers, and possible friends. I am on an exciting journey and am finding myself awake late at night again, eager to share my success with someone, but realize I’m all alone in my crazy writing brain. I haven’t written a blog post in months and feel pretty guilty about it, but I know… Continue reading First Actual Novel Writing Experience
I truly believe that all people have potential and value. It might not be a realistic way of viewing humanity, but I really do believe that each person’s life is valueable, even after they’ve screwed it up. I can admit when someone is too far gone to be saved (I don’t mean that religiously), but even… Continue reading Meaning A Lot To Someone Who Means Very Little To You
This is going to sound like an advertisement for a second, but it’s really not. It’s just an observation about the world we live in with Facebook. I have become a slave to Facebook. Many of the people online bother me, but I still use it because it’s one of the easiest ways to stay… Continue reading Getting In Touch With Friends Without Facebook
I live in central Texas where Texans are known for being polite. We usually smile and wave to one another on the streets as we cross paths. We say “yes, ma’am” and are kind to our elders. We hold the door open for each other and help one another out when we’re in trouble. We… Continue reading Is Southern Hospitality Really Sincere?
My 22nd birthday just passed, and my dad has come through with my step-mother on assuring I have a car. I have gotten by with many relatives allowing me to borrow their cars here and there, or using my boyfriend’s car. It’s not something I have been proud of, but it’s been an expense I’ve… Continue reading Help From My Family
If you talk to your mom pretty often, then you know exactly what I mean by this title. Our moms try to make us feel better by telling us lies or giving us compliments that aren’t helpful and may possibly be destructive. Why am I being so dramatic about a compliment from my mom? She… Continue reading Things My Mom Tells Me That Doesn’t Make Me Feel Better