Turns out being in grad school means you are very busy, like, all the time. Who knew? (I knew.) I've got a couple ideas for posts drafted, but no time to actually write anything at the moment. So, in the meantime, here's some food for thought: a TedTalk by Cameron Russell with some themes reminiscent … Continue reading Food For Thought
I think that Disney tends to get a lot of flack over the phenomenon of "Disney Princess culture." And I think that this video is a subtle, yet direct, response to that. I grew up with 3 sisters and 0 brothers and, therefore, undeniably experienced a very gendered childhood. I was raised on the colour … Continue reading Disney Princess Culture: Why I Think its Okay
Now don't get me wrong, I say "YOLO" (translation: "You Only Live Once") way more than I should as an educated individual with a pretty extensive vocabulary, and I probably won't be stopping any time soon. But this is my favourite song at the moment and I think it says it better: "Follow Your Arrow" … Continue reading A Better YOLO
Not only am I the author of "'Pretty Girl'," I'm also the queen of hiding from cameras. So I thought this video was pretty powerful.
Autumn has always been my favourite season. The weather is not too hot, and not too cold (in Ontario, anyway). You get to wear layers, and jackets, and moccasins, and cute boots. You get to walk on the crunchy leaves that litter the ground. You get to drink Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Starbucks (yes, I'm … Continue reading Autumnal Nostalgia
"Brave" by Sara Bareilles Because if you haven't heard this song yet, you should. And I support the amount of suspenders featured in this music video.
Neil Hilborn - "OCD" Heartbreakingly beautiful.