California, Thoughts, Travel

CA to NJ: The emotion I was not expecting to visit

I knew I would be emotional coming to Los Angeles just to leave again (and for good), but I didn’t expect to care about leaving my apartment and friends so much. When I landed at LAX, I was greeted by my always cheerful roommate, and we met up with our coworker for dinner and drinks… Continue reading CA to NJ: The emotion I was not expecting to visit

lifestyle, Thoughts

CA to NJ: To take the best play or the smart play?

Taking chances makes me nervous. It makes a lot of us feel uneasy. Why choose something that might not work out over something stable? Why risk anything? The only answer that I have is life is full of risks, and that’s part of the thrill. Some work out, and some don’t, but as long as… Continue reading CA to NJ: To take the best play or the smart play?

america, California, Thoughts, Travel

CA to NJ: I’m headed home

Sept. 12, 2020 My best flow of thought and writing comes when I’m on airplanes, but even now, on my way to Los Angeles, it’s difficult to think of the words to say.   Let me start with this: I did not think when I picked up a freelance writing gig in early August it would… Continue reading CA to NJ: I’m headed home

entertainment, Thoughts

10 songs to help cure your coronavirus blues

We are over six months into the coronavirus pandemic, and while we still can’t do most things we wish we were doing, there is something that we can still experience: music. Luckily for us, artists haven’t shied away from releasing new tunes, and even treating fans to live-streamed concerts. Working from home has given me… Continue reading 10 songs to help cure your coronavirus blues

entertainment

How to keep the ideal people in your life according to Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus recently stopped by the Call her Daddy podcast as she promoted her new single “Midnight Sky.” As you can imagine, they talked about everything under the sun from family and love to sex and drugs. I was really intrigued to hear the former Disney star’s take on relationships, both intimate and platonic. During the discussion,… Continue reading How to keep the ideal people in your life according to Miley Cyrus

Thoughts

What is social media activism and why it’s not just “trendy”

Social media has blossomed from a platform that was once used as a new, exciting way to say “hello” into a far-reaching internet landscape. The sharing of the political, economic and social happenings occurring in your own environment or that of others hoping to make a positive impact can be called social media activism, cyberactivism or digital… Continue reading What is social media activism and why it’s not just “trendy”

Thoughts

Why Taking Photos is Important

“Millenials only see things through the lens of their cameras.” “Why don’t kids put down their cameras and live in the moment?” These are statements I’m sure most of us have heard or even thought—I can say I’ve done both. I actually just read an opinion article that determined that younger generations on their phones… Continue reading Why Taking Photos is Important

Thoughts

It’s the Last Day of July

Congratulations! If you you’re reading this, you have made it through another month of a (somewhat worldwide, mostly United States) pandemic. How exciting! My excitement is actually quite surprising to me, because in my last "It's the" post I said didn’t know when I would write again due to my lack of excitement. I also… Continue reading It’s the Last Day of July

entertainment

Thoughts on Taylor Swift’s New Album “folklore”

In case you haven’t heard, Taylor Swift surprised fans Thursday morning with a new album announcement. I immediately freaked out and wrote about it, but I knew there was no way I would stay up until midnight to listen, considering my lack of sleep from the night before. However, my excitement got the best of… Continue reading Thoughts on Taylor Swift’s New Album “folklore”

entertainment

Entertainment News Rundown: July 23

Thursday was an enormous day in the entertainment world. Between surprise music, new content, an engagement and more, fans around the globe were exuding excitement for their respective celebrity idols. There was so much going on, I thought I should commemorate the busy day by putting it all down in one post. Let’s dive in.… Continue reading Entertainment News Rundown: July 23