Life or Something Like It, Random

An Early Birthday Present

This year I will be celebrating my thirtieth birthday - in just over two weeks actually. I decided in celebration of that birthday I would purchase myself a new tablet; something I had been wanting for a long time but never dared to spend the money on. However, this year I decided not to talk myself… Continue reading An Early Birthday Present

Life or Something Like It, Writing is Life

Snapshots from Summer Camp

I’ve begun a series of flash fiction stories to include in my thesis project; all memories from my days at summer camp, either as a camper or while I was on staff. Like most of the pieces in my thesis these are technically fictional, since I can’t really remember exact details, but they’re all based… Continue reading Snapshots from Summer Camp

Life or Something Like It, Music, The Life of a Student, Writing is Life

Smart Phones, Concerts and Social Media: Are We Missing Life’s Great Moments?

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but the moments that take our breath away."  For my thesis I am working on a collection of short stories and poems that are semi-autobiographical along the lines of Sandra Cisneros’ The House of Mango Street. Tying all the works together is the underlying… Continue reading Smart Phones, Concerts and Social Media: Are We Missing Life’s Great Moments?