Being a sorority woman isn’t what you think it is. Sorority women choose to be sisters. We overcome obstacles of class, race, and education to be together. We are not perfect by any means. Our organizations have flaws, every institution does, but we continue on despite hiccups and errors. My sisters are the family I… Continue reading Our Sisterhood is Real to Us
There is something odd about this quality we call genius. It seems at once part of another plain of reality and yet present everywhere in this life. Now I do not wish to confuse genius with anything else such as beauty or magic, so without further ado I present to you a definition. According to the New Oxford… Continue reading What Price Genius?
In some situations I simply overreact and shut down. I avoid certain topics until it seems that the person asking me questions has moved on from waiting for my response. I have been working on remedying this trait, which strangely enough only often appears in social situations with close friends. Asking for help has never been my strong suit. I’m… Continue reading Good Enough?
The clock just switched over and suddenly, it’s Christmas Eve. I can’t sleep. I thought that Christmas induced insomnia only inflicted itself upon young children or at least waited until Christmas Eve cycled through twelve hours of daylight. But no, apparently not. I’m up because of a lot of things – social media, technology, my… Continue reading Christmas Eve – Unplugged?
The past three weeks have been something, something special. The day after Thanksgiving my parents left for Hawaii – they went on vacation to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary, and I stayed home. What with midterms, university, extracurriculars, and well, life, there was no way I could join them. As much as I love my… Continue reading Coming Home
It’s 2:47am on Thanksgiving Monday, the day has just begun, and I’ve been awake for all two hours and forty seven minutes of today. I can’t sleep. I’ve often heard that writers write in order to try to purge themselves of their thoughts; however, Dumbledore and his pensive along with the infinite amount of books… Continue reading Our Normal Hearts Give Thanks
It has been awhile, a long while, since I’ve updated. I’ve missed this kind of loose writing – unrestrained by deadlines and specific requirements. I planned on posting this yesterday and the day before and last week…well, you get the picture. My procrastination gene isn’t entirely to blame though, part of it was due to… Continue reading A Tribute