Everything You Need You Have by Gerad Kite

Book Reviews

When I started reading this short, self-help guide I was looking forward to reading something new and innovative that would add to what I already know about finding peace within myself. While I did not find anything new in his work his idea of being at home in one’s self, regardless of physical location or […]


Rekindling my love for reading (Part II)


As I mentioned in my last post, despite everything going on, I was looking forward to having some time where I didn’t have to focus on academia and could finally focus on reading for pleasure. This post veers a bit away from my actual foray back to reading leisurely and a bit into what was […]


Rekindling my love for reading (Part I)


My fiancé knows that when I’m feeling sad, nervous, or any other negative feelings, the best way to cheer me up is to take me to a bookstore and let me be among the books. He knows that one of the best ways to bring up my mood is to let me browse titles, take […]


A(n open) letter to NaNoWriMo


Dear NaNoWrimo, I’m sorry for letting you down. I’m sorry for committing so strongly to you and allowing the rest of my life to get in the way. Wait… no. I’m not sorry. This is not a “letting down” or a failure in any way. This is life. Sometimes, we make commitments that we just can’t keep. And […]