a blog of writing and wandering
November 2011
November 27, 2011

This week

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-written Sunday-Tonight, I sit enjoying those last few free hours before starting my studies again tomorrow. I needed the break, but I now need to get back to my regular schedule.This week, I made cookies and brought them to work. I watched Home Alone 1 & 2, as well as the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie. I worked at the library three days and loved every second of them.I played Scrabble with my dad, and read five Agatha Christie’s.I took pictures. And video.I minimally cleaned my room, and filled out parts of an Honors application. I suppose part of

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November 25, 2011

ABCs of thanks

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There’s something lovely about taking an entire day to focus on the things we’re grateful for. Although without meaning to, Thanksgiving has also evolved into a holiday celebrating gluttony (as Black Friday has also become a day to celebrate consumerism… definitely intentional). I’m grateful for the memories made with my family yesterday.  A holiday tradition of ours is to go to my aunt’s house. There, we see all the family that, unfortunately, we only see about once a year. (Thanksgiving. Yep, you guessed it.) It’s fabulous though, to travel on Thanksgiving Day. There’s absolutely no one on the roads.I’m so

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