Lost In Translation

Language is a beautiful thing. I love the way words work and have often found myself stopping to appreciate the way certain sentences are written. Language is also a hard thing. Especially when it comes to speaking a language that isn’t your native tongue. In my lifetime, language barriers have caused instances of misunderstanding, miscommunication, […]


When I looked out my window early this morning, I was greeted with a new world wearing white and the snow was still drifting lazily to the ground. This was the first real snow of the year and every first snow always fills me with child-like glee. This glee will most likely be long gone […]

Blank Paper

When I was younger I used to say things like “blank paper scares me” because I was an angsty teenager and I thought it sounded poetic and showed how artistic I was. It scared me because it “needed to be filled with words!” I’ve been sitting here for a solid 20 minutes staring at this […]

Never Too Late November

As a month, November is known for a lot of things. There’s No Shave November (which started as a campaign to raise awareness for cancer but now just seems like an excuse not to shave). There’s NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month which has produced such classics as The Night Circus. If you haven’t read it, […]