Video Games

Shadow of Mordor: A Review

**Spoilers do appear in this review* I meant to write this ages ago, after I actually beat this game, but life got in the way. But, considering that the sequel to the game comes out on October 10th, I figured this was as apt a time as any to talk about how awesome this game… Continue reading Shadow of Mordor: A Review

Random Musings

Breaking Out of the Multitasking Mold

So, if you've ever looked at my Instagram account, you might see posts from my little book of To-Do Lists. Seriously, I post about them all of the time. Not only are To-Do Lists what keep me sane, but they also reflect just how much I like to stay involved and, arguably, how I will often… Continue reading Breaking Out of the Multitasking Mold

Random Musings

Lessons Learned Living Solo: Embrace the Nerd

At the ripe young age of 22, I finally got my first solo apartment. I lived on campus all four years of my undergrad, so upon getting accepted to an out-of-state MA program, I knew I wanted to try out living off-campus, on my own. A lot of my friends were like, "Really? You're going… Continue reading Lessons Learned Living Solo: Embrace the Nerd

Random Musings

I’m Not Ready

I sit here, listening to Howard Shore's haunting melodies and the beautiful memories that are associated with each powerful note. I sit here, as finals loom over the horizon, still slightly recovering from my homework binge I was forced to undertake this past weekend, and I glance at the calendar to reorient myself with what… Continue reading I’m Not Ready

Writing Posts

You Can’t Edit a Blank Page

Hello, amigos! So, in my last post, I talked about the art of taking rejection in stride. And I must admit, I believe I will master this art before this journey is over, for two more rejections have flooded my inbox. And I am still keeping a positive mind about it, though as each one… Continue reading You Can’t Edit a Blank Page