Bullet Journal Layouts

Bullet Journal Layouts

Usually my life goes like this:

Young, impressionable me, full of life and spirit and hope: “I’m going to do this thing! It’s going to be amazing and I’m going to be so good at it! People will want to know my secret because of how much I know/can do this thing! I will do this thing for the rest of my life!”

Mature, older me, full of despair and failure: “Well…that lasted a week….” Continue reading “Bullet Journal Layouts”

Hosting the Perfect Tea Party

Hosting the Perfect Tea Party

It was December when the idea hit me like a snowball to the face. I wanted to host a tea party. A fancy tea party with finger sandwiches and cute deserts and teacups. All the women who I worked with along with the wives of the men I worked with would be invited. It would be a chance for us to all get together, spending time enjoying something out-of-the-ordinary, and to enjoy being a little fancy. Continue reading “Hosting the Perfect Tea Party”

Short Story: 305 Lamplighter Lane

Short Story: 305 Lamplighter Lane

I’ve never thought myself to be a particularly unusual child. The same things every normal child loved, I loved. The same things every normal child feared, I feared. The toys at my house were just as good as anyone else’s, and the ghost’s under my bed just as imaginary. Though there is one place, to this day, I have loved with not a quite full understanding. It’s as if my brain shut down the moment we sold her house, and remained that of a child’s; lost to the reality, and ever alive to the stories that were woven between those walls. Continue reading “Short Story: 305 Lamplighter Lane”

Office Tour & Tips for Staying Motivated at Work

Office Tour & Tips for Staying Motivated at Work

This might come as a shock to some of you, but blogging isn’t all that I do. I work as a Marketing and Design intern at a retreat and training center in Michigan. That means that I usually have pretty long list of to-do things on my mind, with waaay too many papers scattered around my desk. Continue reading “Office Tour & Tips for Staying Motivated at Work”