How Reading (and Being an English Major) Creates Empathy and Understanding

First, I’d like to address Diana Gabaldon’s tweet regarding English majors… By now, most people have heard of the “English degrees are useless” tweet that Diana Gaboldon posted a couple weeks ago. If you haven’t, here’s an article that sums it up pretty well. While there’s SO many things wrong with her tweet, especially the blatantly inaccurate notion that English majors are unsuccessful, the part … Continue reading How Reading (and Being an English Major) Creates Empathy and Understanding

July: I’ve Been a Busy Bee, Let’s Catch Up

WHAT EVEN HAPPENED TO JULY. I looked at the calendar today and noticed that it was August 4th (as I’m writing anyway), and HOW?! July was absolutely insane. I have much to tell. More than you probably care to read about. BUT here goes. LIFE STUFF IN CASE YOU DIDN’T KNOW, I AM OBSESSED WITH MY FISH It has truly become a hobby and I love them as … Continue reading July: I’ve Been a Busy Bee, Let’s Catch Up

Top Ten Goals For 2015

I typically dislike making “New Year’s Resolutions” just because I don’t think a new year necessarily means you get to start ‘new’. Also, since I am the ultimate procrastinator, I can’t afford to believe in it. If I did, it would be another way to procrastinate. Like, I can start doing so and so on New Years instead of now, when there’s no reason I can’t … Continue reading Top Ten Goals For 2015

Life of a Blogger: Languages

Life of a Blogger is a weekly feature hosted by Novel Heartbeat. Topic: Languages The only language I am fluent in is English. Even though I had French class during high school and Spanish class when I was little, I remember very little from either. I started taking French in 8th grade and I continued with it for three years. I adored the language and culture … Continue reading Life of a Blogger: Languages