ALYSSA SKVARLA! If you didn't know, she's my closest - and my only - writing friend. In freshman year of high school, I had spied her typing on her laptop forming huge blocks of text on Word and I said, "What's that?" and she said, "Nothing" and tried to cover the screen. After the gradual … Continue reading i wrote my friend a story for her birthday
Since I commute now, I do a bit of adventuring alone (by adventuring, I mean running simple errands that I - for some reason - have trouble with). For me, it helps to document because I rarely have the energy or boldness to strut into situations that are too foreign or "extra" so yes, moments … Continue reading My Trip to Ikea
I tried to take a selfie like how I saw this girl do it on twitter. The girl has fair plump clear skin Apricot lips Black wings for eyes, so clean and sharp it looks like a natural extension of her eyelids Speaking of natural beauty - she has GREY EYES. Grey. Did I mention … Continue reading Sipon
The mass of chaotic footsteps pressed into the earth before me is a simple message: Within clouds of daydreams and coils of iridescent nothingness is an unknown darkness And a blissful reality they showed me I can reach too. Getting lost, taking risks, losing, failing, crying Isn't all bad when 'together' follows immediately after. The … Continue reading I Love You x22
Sometime last year, I had a desire buried waaaay in the back of my head to visit all three major counseling centers our school had to offer: academic counseling, mental health counseling, career counseling. One, because they were free resources and I wanted to get my tuition money's worth and two, because I knew I … Continue reading Carousel of Counselors
Guys I ran a 5k today!! WHAT!!! As someone who's been traumatized by insane high school cross country days, I never thought I'd actually come back to running for fun. But when you're too uncoordinated to do anything else, what other choice do you have for exercise right? Anyway, I won't bore you with details … Continue reading After 4 Years, a 5k!!!
[The catch to publicizing anything over and over again is that your sincerity often gets lost and diluted in a sea of flashy flyers and "APPLY HERE"s. This post is dedicated to showing my favorite candid moments of Visions interns, stripped of any publicizing agenda.] For the longest time, Joshua Tree has been the go-to … Continue reading A Retreat to Joshua Tree
Lily gave me a sweet potato at work the other day and it was DELICIOUS. I think she has an array of organic produce growing in her backyard or something - whatever it is, I can't stop thinking about it so here is a series of haiku*: O dearest Lily Thank you for the surprises … Continue reading O Sweet Potato