In Our Culture

In Our Culture

There are many things I’ve learned these past few years about myself, about others, our choices and our consequences. I’ve learned how to pick up a pen and write when I have so much to say that nowhere seems like a great starting point, and I’ve also learned how to choose my electric bill and … Continue reading

The Search For Happiness

It’s the second snow day in South Carolina, which means the entire state has shut down.  Some people are happy to have the days off, and some people… well some people never have too little to say. Then there comes boredom, and I know it’s causing a lot of conflicting feelings.  Many people are taking … Continue reading

Yes, Another Dystopian Novel: Divergent

First and foremost, let me just say: Divergent is not the Hunger Games.   While Divergent and the Hunger Games share many striking similarities – both set in a dystopia, both with strong, female heroines that end up making brave choices to better mankind, heavy familial ties and a love story that is not so … Continue reading

Your Monthly Dosage of Chick-Lit: Stay

Sometimes life needs to get more complicated before it can get better. Savannah Leone has been desperately in love with her best friend, Pete, since the day she laid eyes on his knotted boat shoes. Seven years later, she’s the maid of honor at his wedding. Savannah’s (or Van’s) life is falling apart at an … Continue reading

From Minor Poems | Virginia by T.S. Eliot

From Minor Poems | Virginia by T.S. Eliot

Poetry. What’s your reaction when you hear that word? I know a handful of people who think of poetry and their first reaction is to moan and groan. What is that gibberish scribbled on paper, and why am I suppose to understand it? The wheelbarrow is red. How many ways can someone find to say the … Continue reading