Not Trying To Call Anyone Out But... Every Time You Get A Cold What Friends Are For You Are What You Eat? How to (Unromantically) Make Your Heart Skip a Beat I'm Busy I Was Expecting a Countdown Poor Life Decisions Burn It Mona Lisa, Unphotoshopped I Can't See You, You Can't See Me Dude,… Continue reading Art memes
When I first thought of the idea for this post, I was like, okay this is as straightforward as can be. Then, while I was writing it, I thought-wouldn't it be interesting to hear about other people talk about this too? I feel like school can get rough so fast that once new school supplies… Continue reading A list of things I love about my school // collab with Purely Olivia and Story-Eyed!
Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin First line: He wondered if he would see her today.Last lines: Sometimes there were no words, only sunshine on your heart. Alhamdulilah.Keywords: contemporary retelling of Pride and Prejudice, complex families, religion, love, marriage, truth, secrets This is one of the five books on the Modern Mrs. Darcy Minimalist Reading… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently
In my summer bucket list this year, I mentioned I was going on a mission trip. The trip was last week and I am definitely trying to make myself process things, so here's a post about it. In the months leading up to Mexico, we had a lot of meetings. Informational meetings, brainstorming meetings, bake-sale… Continue reading Stories from my mission trip to Mexico (vol. I)
In a post at the beginning of the year, I talked about things I've always subconciously/conciously dubbed as rites of passage for being a teenager. One of those things was having a summer job, and I did that this year! The "getting" part of job equation was a slightly long undertaking, but the actual working… Continue reading On getting a summer job
With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo First line: Babygirl doesn't even cry when I suck my teeth and undo her braid for the fourth time.Last line: With love & a sprinkling of cinnamon, always, EKeywords: YA, cooking, a little bit of magic, high school, a new boy, family, best friends I've read other… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently
The ice-cream truck man is nice. This past Sunday, the last day of June, I heard the unmistakable sound of the ice-cream truck in my neighborhood. I did the thing you're supposed to do and ran outside, barefoot. Two younger boys came out shortly after from the home right next to mine. I'm ninety-nine percent… Continue reading Life, lately (the ice-cream truck & a summer playlist)