My commonplace notebook (aka my idea/self-analyzing tool)

For a long time, my relationship with notebooks wasn't that smooth. It's not that I ever disliked them. On the contrary, I've always been irresistibly drawn to them. There must be kryptonite hidden inside clean, blank pages. An empty notebook just conjures up pure possibility. It could hold the first draft of a story, or… Continue reading My commonplace notebook (aka my idea/self-analyzing tool)

Tales of senior year: volume II // a weird bio lab

This is the first year I can remember where Halloween fell on the weekend --- and it's also the one year I can remember where it wasn't just religious people who think the holiday is demonic that decided to skip celebrating it. Speaking of dark magic, we did a spooky lab in biology a few… Continue reading Tales of senior year: volume II // a weird bio lab

More virtual games to play with your friends

The Wikipedia Game Description: It's like Candyland, but instead of drawing cards, you get to the end by clicking hyperlinks. I first learned about this game freshman year in geometry class. My teacher that year shared her room with another teacher, and they were super good friends. So one day we walked into class and… Continue reading More virtual games to play with your friends

Five very different & very famous movies that I love

An explanation of this post's title: I know all the movies on this list are famous, but I feel like they're famous in different worlds: the documentary world, the Bollywood world, the classic high-school world, the general young public world, and the general older public world. There's only one movie on here you're probably guaranteed… Continue reading Five very different & very famous movies that I love