Another month, another Treasure Box! This month it’s February, so we’ve got love, we’ve got sex, we’ve got heartbreak, and we’ve got Black History: ♥ A remarkable story about a retirement home for Mexican sex workers. ♥ Can’t have a proper month of love without some Pride and Prejudice, so here’s this fun Thug Notes recap. ♥ This… Continue reading Treasure Box: February 2017
It’s Oscar Night and FOR ONCE, I’m pretty caught up on all the contenders! Unfortunately, I can’t be as excited as I would normally be–truly nasty things like this are in the political climate right now. I’m going to take a break from social media tonight in order to get some writing action done, but… Continue reading Life Update: 2/20 – 2/25
Since I’m done with midterms and haven’t had a non-life update blog post in a while, I’m going to be sharing a bit more information about my thesis. I’ve previously posted about it here, and now I have finished the draft! WORKING TITLE: Fearful Symmetry (I’m thinking about changing this though, as apparently quite a lot of… Continue reading 5 Fun Facts About My MG Horror Thesis!
This post is a little late because I wanted to wait to FINISH DRAFTING MY THESIS!!! I finished a couple of hours ago and I’m tired. And excited. And nervous. I’ve really enjoyed this project, but now I have to send it along to my thesis advisors, one of whom is the brilliant writer Yiyun… Continue reading Life Update: 2/13 – 2/19
I’m studying for Herpetology and Ethnobotany midterms next week, so this’ll be another quickie. ♥ MIC midterm came back and it was lower than I would’ve liked–got a B-. ♥ I also registered for my last quarter of undergraduate classes. ♥ I did get to spend a lot of time with Her Campus staff: we had… Continue reading Life Update: 2/5 – 2/11/17
This week, I had my first midterm and for the class I was most worried about–Microbiology. I thought it went pretty okay–fingers crossed! But probably the most exciting thing this week: I filed for graduation. Yeah. It’s pretty big. Since I have a break till my next exams, I’ve been more relaxed this weekend. I finally… Continue reading Life Update: 1/29 – 2/4/17
In Pt. 1, I chose 7 people to serve as inspiration for what has already proven to be a major theme for 2017: RESIST. But of course, I have another major goal this year: WRITE. This was a fun exercise because it reminded me of that classic writing question: Who are your influences? I’ve never been sure how… Continue reading Badass Gang of Inspiration for 2017 (Pt. 2)