Nostalgia

I clicked back to my earlier and more vulnerable years (Gatsby reference yo?) at the Blogspot dashboards from whence I came and I’ve got to say it makes me really satisfied to know it has been almost two years since my first ever post, however awful it was. In this time, I’ve discovered a few … More Nostalgia

Considering a creative writing minor instead of journalism…? As far as I’m concerned I’m still heading off to New Zealand to become a shepherd sooo yeah.

Great Gatsby Essay: The Dreams of Jay Gatsby

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.”  -Henry David Thoreau An essay on the relationship between this quote from Thoreau and Jay Gatsby: The pursuit of one’s dreams and the fulfillment of such … More Great Gatsby Essay: The Dreams of Jay Gatsby

Writing Music

Need to crank out a quick essay because you were too busy playing video games? (I know, I know, that’s preposterous) but just in case here is a sick mix that has helped me quite a bit, but it’s not like I need it *cough*

The Eclipse

The Earth and the Moon, Celestial Bodies floating in equality, Share but one common source from which to thrive. The Sun grants the Opportunity, and both accept its radiance, But it is the Earth that is greater, more worthy. Why, in the midst of such chances, does the Earth excel, While the Moon is left … More The Eclipse

Finding Family

So today in yet another one of my “blank-stare-but-I’m-actually-thinking” moments, I thought about how my family has roots in Italy and to a lesser degree Croatia, and I started to try to comprehend how even though I have family in those parts of the world, we know almost nothing about each other, despite the fact … More Finding Family