This is in response to Jan Simson’s post: Answer This Question “Children are our future,” is not just a cliché line, it’s a fact of life. So, naturally we have to make an investment in our education system. If it was up to me, these are some of the steps I would take to improve … More How Would I Make The Education System Better, You Ask?
Ipad, Iphone, and Kindle charged up…Check! Batteries…Check! Flashlight, uh where the hell is that thing! Crap, my book light will have to do for now. As I sit in my bedroom, with repetitive news stories regarding the storm playing in the background, I prepare for the inevitable…my power going out. My brother just told me … More 75,000 Outages in Maryland [Hoping I’m Not 75,001]
Chicken Stroganoff I have to admit, I’m not really that much of a cook. In fact, I try to avoid it at all costs. But now that I’ve gotten to the age where my mom refuses to cook for me (I completely understand this, but that doesn’t mean I like it), I am forced to … More An “Even I Can Do It” Recipe: Chicken Stroganoff
This story is one that I’ve been going back and forth with for a long time. It’s currently a short story, but I think it has potential as a novel length story if I do it right. I love reading fantasy stories, but it’s hard for me to write them myself because there’s so much … More Broken Wings [Excerpt]
I put on extra make-up this morning, not feeling quite as beautiful or confident as I usually did. After applying a heavy layer of concealer around my eyes, I forced a smile. And as I was reminded of each and every child that I taught in my 1st grade class; that smile slowly became more … More Unveiled [Short Fiction]
1. Anything Can Be Sexualized This one is a given, I suppose, but it’s crazy how many non-sexy things get sexualized. I can understand the Victoria’s Secret and Axe commercials more so then the car commercials (like the ones for the Fiat) and other random commercials (like the one for Liquid-Plumr Double Impact that had … More 3 Things Commercials Teach Us
This is an amateur photoshoot that me, my friend, and her sisters did for fun yesterday. The colorful leaves of fall inspired us and we wanted to take some pictures before all the trees were bare. The pictures actually came out pretty well (I have to say, my Ipod camera is pretty AWESOME). Enjoy! -Click … More The Occassional Fashionista 1: Fall Shoot