I’ve been away from the blog for a bit– sorry for abandoning you! I’m back though, and all is not lost– I’ve been doing a lot more than just sitting around my house playing with my puppy (okay, I’ve played with Emma a lot, but how could you resist?), and I have a few pictures to prove it. I’ve been practicing my photography, I visited Pennsylvania, I attended my first Irish family party with my boyfriend, and my alma mater’s hockey team won the national championships (Go U!!!). The posts will be coming more often and more consistently, but for now, enjoy the view. Continue reading
This perpetual cold with brief moments of spring warmth (rainy warmth, but warmth none the less) have me dreaming of warm, sunny hike days. Enjoy!
…just because I’m obsessed with my puppy.
So, remember that time I told you I’d give you a recipe a week and then totally bailed on the last two weeks? And remember that time I said the recipes would be on Fridays and this is a Thursday? Sorry, guys! I’m making up for it by promising that this recipe will be the most delicious yet. Believe me.
Anyways, with Valentine’s day fast approaching, I was brainstorming desserts to make for my boyfriend (read: I had a sweet tooth and found an excuse to fill myself full of pastry, ice cream, and chocolate days before I even left to visit him in Pennsylvania). I stumbed upon a few recipes for profiteroles, which are a French pastry filled with ice cream and topped with warm chocolate sauce. AKA heaven. So naturally, I made them for lunch for no reason what-so-ever.
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People handle death and grief in so many different ways. When an influential person or a celebrity passes away, as Phillip Seymour Hoffman recently did, our generation of twenty-somethings seems to flock to social networking, whether it be to pay respect or to share our thoughts and emotions. Most of the time, posts like these are caring and respectful.
Sometimes, they’re not.
As I was perusing my social networks (something I find myself doing far too frequently these days), I saw a Facebook status posted by a girl I went to school with a long time ago that looked like this: Continue reading
Thank you, Germany, for somehow looking directly into my soul and coming up with a word for exactly this point in my life. And probably the foreseeable future. Language is awesome.
The word describes feeling “like you have to leave your familiar surroundings to discover new places,” and there’s no English translation. I feel like it’s me in seven letters (yes, I had to double Continue reading