The perfectly imperfect leaf

Categories: Creative Writing, Personal

For the past few years, I’ve been thinking about what I want to do with this blog—and for all the thinking I did, I failed to actually do what I’ve wanted to do all along: write. I’m revitalizing my little space on the internet to use it to my liking and worry less about whether […]

Conquer the New Year

Categories: Life, Personal

For many people, and for a myriad of different reasons, 2016 sucked. Like, majorly hard. But I’m not here to tell you why the year sucked; this isn’t a reflection piece on all the bad, or even the loads of good that also happened this year. Instead, let’s talk about the future—what 2017 holds for […]

Rebuilding Self-Worth

Categories: Life, Personal

From my last blog post, “What to Expect During a Quarter-Life Crisis”, I gained humility and started to redefine what success is to me. I am fortunate enough to have friends and mentors who care to talk through with me what it is I’m looking for in life. One of those conversations revolved deeply around […]

What to Expect During a Quarter-Life Crisis

Categories: General, Life, Personal

Today, I turn twenty-five years old. Depending on who’s judging, I’m either super old (as per my brothers aged 7 and 8) or “still young”. It’s like I’m living in some strange purgatory-like life. Even professionally, I’ve been too ingrained in the “real world” to be considered a recent college graduate, and yet I’m nowhere […]

How Do I Write a Novel?

Categories: Personal

The title of this blog post isn’t catchy clickbait to entice you to learn how to write a novel. In fact, it’s a genuine question: How do I write a novel? In honor of the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge, I’m procrastinating by writing up a blog post about it. Procrastination at its finest. […]

Weekend Rhode Trip

Categories: Personal

It’s October, and I’m already missing the warmer weather. If you remember, I wrote back in June (yikes, time really seems to slip between my fingers) that I was dabbling with video editing, even having created two videos for work by that point. Work got a little busy since then so I haven’t been able […]

Updates? Updates! – June 2016

Categories: Personal

Let’s start with the burning question in everyone’s mind: Connie, what the hell happened to your blog? The short story? Life happened. Priorities changed. Things got neglected. And to a lesser degree, I started to feel like I was forcing some kind of persona on the blog that wasn’t “me”. Because if you actually know […]