About a month ago, after completing a few performance commitments, an audition, a call back, and subsequently choosing not to take the part offered to me after said audition and call back, I took some time to reflect on which activities I enjoy most, where I spend my energy, and what I want my life… Continue reading Choosing to Scale Back
(Disclaimer: I know this list is frivolous and exhibits examples of my privilege. It’s meant to be fun and cheeky, because I really do love some of the things that people give Millennials crap about all the time.) It’s Thursday, so, here, have this list of stereotypical “millennial” things that I unironically like: Avocado Toast… Continue reading Just “Millennial” Things
Vaguely connected with my post yesterday, another thing that I have been feeling ashamed about lately is how easily I cry. Sometimes I joke about it, like how I used to cry over cute commercials when I had cable or about how I couldn’t get through an episode of Extreme Home Makeover without bawling my… Continue reading All of My Tears
“Courage! What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on the mast to wave? Courage! What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist, or the dusky dusk? What makes the muskrat guard his musk? Courage! What makes the sphinx the seventh wonder? Courage! What makes the dawn… Continue reading Courage
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, ‘The Great Gatsby’ I’ve always loved autumn for the very reason above. Though it’s a time of endings, both for the endless days of summer and the variety of produce that warmer days bring, for me it always felt… Continue reading Autumn and Endings
I was 15 when Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was released in 2001. A little older than the target audience of, presumably, the 11 and under crowd, but I definitely plant myself firmly in the Potter Generation. (Don’t believe me? My 30th birthday was Harry Potter themed, complete with floating candles that my husband… Continue reading Alohomora!
I know that I’ve said this before, but, when I was a kid, I never really had much appreciation or excitement about summer. I pretty much wished it would fly by from k through about grade 10, and, while there were a few brief summers in my older teen years and early 20s, I still… Continue reading Summertime Appreciation