“Fogies” & “Fetuses,” How Millennials Use Labels to Belittle People

I am a true millennial, born in the year 2000. Millennialism goes from the year 1985 to 2005, lasting twenty years. And let me tell you, millennials, like all other generations, are not all cupcakes and rainbows. Here is one sad issue that I have stumbled upon in the last few weeks. When referring to […]


Diversity. It’s a popular word, perhaps even a ‘buzzword’. I hear it on the news, I hear it on podcasts, I read about it in blogs. Apparently, diversity is the next hip thing that we should all embrace. It’s the new-and-improved model for society. But often, when people say diversity, they only mean a higher […]

I’m an “ENFP.” What does that mean about me?

I took the test on 16personalities.com and was given the ENFP label. Let’s see what that says about me (according to their website). The ENFP personality is a true free spirit. Yeah, that would be me. They are often the life of the party ehh…, but unlike Explorers, they are less interested in the sheer excitement and […]

My Favorite Authors

I love so many authors, so I wanted to share a few with you today. Listing favorite books is nice, but a list of favorite authors includes so much more. So here is a list of my favorite authors. CS Lewis This one is beginning to sound is really cliché, but very true. I have read Mere […]

A Little Christmas Tune for You

Hello, family and friends! Since about October, 2014, I’ve been taking piano lessons from a nearby piano teacher named Leah Wendt. Through the last year, I’ve been learning a good bit more about reading notes instead of just making them up. I still enjoy playing by ear, though, because it’s a lot easier and quicker […]

Alisa Sadikova: nine-year-old harpist and child prodigy

This week has been pretty busy with school. And, it’s actually going pretty great. I have an awesome writing teacher, I’m learning to actually read the notes to play the piano, I have a neat biology class, and I’m doing pretty well with my math. Instead of writing out a post, I decided to share this video […]