I was finally able to do more portrait photography today with two friends. It felt amazing to be with the camera again. Attached is an anti-portrait of me, taken by my dear friend C who I share so many memories with.
Perhaps the greatest tragedy of their relationship was that they wanted so desperately to try. Perhaps the beautiful part was that they thought about each other and wanted to say fluffy phrases to the other but because they knew falling apart was inevitable, they both stopped themselves each time they wanted to say something deeper. […]
“Is she haunting me in spirit this time? No names anymore—just a flicker of silver that disappears whenever I try to get a good look. Is the answer to this unattainable then?” I found a quote from older times, less complicated times when it was just this new present called writing and my happy, happy […]
Usually, I am horrified of anything even pertaining to the word “height” but for some odd reason, I loved going up the mountain. An adrenaline rush was coursing through my veins, perhaps adding to my delight of climbing higher and higher. The view was spectacular at the top of Cadillac Mountain, and I was mesmerized. […]
At first, I didn’t think my writing too changed after writing camp. But now, writing from all these different perspectives, I realize it really has. I am ever so happy! (:
She longed for land. She wanted to feel the ground, cool and sturdy, underneath her sand colored feet and take deep gulps of air. She wanted to love the seagull symphonies and listen to the mighty lion’s roar. She wanted to watch the flowers open their jewel-toned petals with a flourish and see the stars […]
Once upon a time in a land not too far away, a little baby girl was born. She was a pink little thing with small hands and tiny feet that all newly born babies have. The baby screamed and whined and never seemed to understand the meaning of the word “stop.” Once upon a time […]
My advising group (no, I do not have trouble with academics. Everyone at my high school has an academic group and an academic advisor.) has a tradition called “Happy/Crappy.” It’s basically where everyone shares one happy thing and one crappy thing about their week/month/year/whatever. My Happy: I’m going to New York City in two days […]
“I was on the road despite the holiday. The wintergreen daydream softly collided and took all my headaches away.” –Alaska, Sky Sailing It’s summer vacation and has been for about a week. I love this quote. It also reminds me of the book “Looking for Alaska” which I recently read. I didn’t like it very much, […]
There’s a merciful answer and a truthful answer. Almost always, the two never overlap. And it’s unfortunate, but others seem to always want the merciful one. – – – Anyways, I had my first job today. It was incredibly fun!