“Run!” she cried. “Run!” Gunshots. She woke up in a cold sweat, shivering. “Hey honey.” “Hey dad.” “You look tired.” “Yeah. I had a nightmare again.” “The same one?” “Yeah.” She trembled involuntarily. “Where’s mom?” “Still sleeping. So is your brother.” She looked out the window. The sky was a lovely mauve, the lavender of … More This color of skin
Hello! This is a plea for my people to sign this petition (I know it’s on change.org, but I think if we can get this to enough signatures, we’ll be able to do something about it) regarding spreading messages about child marriage. We have a chapter in our textbook which is pro-child marriage, and that’s … More Ranga’s Marriage: Hypocritical Socio-political Agendas in the 21st Century
My friends and I met up, and one of them is obsessed with taking pictures of everything. The following ensued: We’d decided on making brownies and pizza, and another friend’s mom made this delicious, creamy farfalle that I fell in love with. There are these mini stray cats with their momma who come to whine … More Photo Dump with Frens
It’s been a long time since I’ve written something like this (it’s been a long time since I’ve written anything, frankly), but I really feel like this is something that needs to be talked about. I haven’t been much of a person that’s been affected by my body image or insecure about my looks. My … More Self-Acceptance
That’s literally what I named this playlist. Since I’ve been a bitch and neglected my blog, I felt the need to post something. It’s raining where I am, and it’s lovely. These are a few songs I put together that I think sound so good on a rainy day. What are your favorite songs to … More Rainy Day Playlist
Hedy, I think this sorta worked out? I was feeling rather whimsical today morning, so after making the Mother’s Day card that I forgot to make, I started doodling with some watercolor. This is ze result. Does it work?
Bleaaaargh. What a dull title. I happened to be foraging through Netflix for a movie to watch yesterday and I came upon the much beloved title of Om Shanti Om. I gasped and once I had overcome my shock, I screemed in exhilaration. (melodramatic much, woman?) I was very very Very happy to see that … More Memories (Part II)
POV: You’ve just finished Anna Karenina and you wonder if it would have been any different in the original language. Not a very interesting point of view, but it is mine so bear with me. I’m learning the Russian language! And I can’t remember half of the words that I learnt today. I was planning … More POV: Am I a glonk?
Not perfect, but then again, what is?
The falling leaves drift by my windowThe autumn leaves of red and goldI see your lips, the summer kissesThe sunburned hand I used to hold Since you went away the days grow longAnd soon I’ll hear old winter’s songBut I miss you most of all, my darlingWhen autumn leaves start to fall In my opinion, … More some romantic stuff? not really