New York City has a bunch of nicknames. The Big Apple. The City that Never Sleeps. The City of Skycrapers. The World's Biggest Urban Playground. But to me, New York will always be the city "where my sister is living." Unless she moves. Until then, I'll probably be making a yearly trip up north, like… Continue reading New York, New York
One Shot at Forever by Chris Ballard Keywords: tiny farmtown in Illinois,1971, hippie coach, baseball, underdogs, non-fiction Last sentence: Then, without a word, he will turn and walk out into the cool Macon night. Thoughts: This book made me laugh out loud multiple times. There are a few one liners in it that are TOO FUNNY. Even… Continue reading July Books
Over July 4th, my parents and I went up to New York to visit my sister. Who is a bit crazy about being clean. It's weird. At her apartment, you're not allowed to go into the living room or sit on any chairs until after you change out of the clothes you've been wearing for… Continue reading A pottery interview with my sister
I was nominated for the Liebster Award (This is CRAZY. Amazing!) by Rayne (who writes AWESOME short stories and is the reason I requested The Lord of the Rings at my library), Noriko (who posts book reviews that I read to the END and fun fact: I had the supreme honor of being her 100TH follower), and Alex (who has a… Continue reading The Liebster Award (AKA the Beloved Award?)
I love podcasts. And I kind of talk to my friends about them too much. Then I thought, wait, I can just talk about it on the internet! So here I am, doing just that. This is part two of my podcast recommendation mini-series. These are all podcasts meant (air quotes) for kids. Part 1:… Continue reading Podcasts are cool. (Part 2)
PREPARE FOR AN ENCOURAGEMENT BOOST! Hopefully. Two weeks ago, I talked about my quiet time. Today, I'm sharing about the quiet times of my friends. If you saw my idea post from last week, you'll recognize some of these names. I commented to their answers in parentheses. 99% percent of their answers are unedited except… Continue reading What does YOUR quiet time look like? Starring my friends!
Life skills I want to master somewhat before I die. 1. Carry on small talk that's not awkward 2. Making food that tastes good without taking forever 3. Sectioning off my brain when it starts spewing negative thoughts This series, Cooking Adventures, is me documenting my journey learning life skill #2. First up, chocolate chip… Continue reading Cooking Adventures: chocolate chip cookies.