Crushes: Ask Amy

Amy Poehler, I love you. But seriously, this is something I have been thinking a lot about recently. Not just in terms of crushes or romantic feelings, but in general. Why are we so discouraged from telling people how we feel about them? From letting the people who make our lives worth living know just … More Crushes: Ask Amy

Sudden Glory

I’ve made it through my first week of classes and I’ve already had to read 100 pages of Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes. As much as I love reading, I am not going to pretend that this was an entirely enjoyable experiences. But despite the purposefully convoluted language and grim conception of humanity, I did find one (tiny) … More Sudden Glory

Stop This Train

So scared of getting older, I’m only good at being young So I play the numbers game To find a way to say that life has just begun These lyrics from John Mayer’s song “Stop This Train” were emblazoned on the sweatshirts created by my junior class in high school. It wasn’t the quote I … More Stop This Train