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Month: December 2015

In a Nutshell

In a Nutshell

    For the final blog of the year, I decided to draw my entire year in a nutshell. For the first half of my senior year, I mainly slept or napped as soon as I got home. It is one of my New Year resolutions to […]

The Best Contemporary Holiday Songs

The Best Contemporary Holiday Songs

    Everyone has their favorite holiday song. We’ve been hearing the same old songs since we were kids. Not to say those songs aren’t great (they are), but it’s time to appreciate some newer holiday tunes. So without further ado, here’s some awesome contemporary holiday songs […]

An Appreciation of the Couples in Love Actually

An Appreciation of the Couples in Love Actually

    The movie Love Actually, if you aren’t already aware, is a Christmas movie featuring a bunch of intertwined love stories. Basically, the movie has every plotline imaginable. Twelve years after its release, and it’s still the best Christmas movie of all time. Here’s a list […]

Tribute to Those Working Christmas

Tribute to Those Working Christmas

Kudos to those who sacrifice their holiday to make the world a better place. Zuzana Matyasova – a London Zookeeper who volunteers to work at the zoo on Christmas to tend to the penguins. Many zookeepers work earlier than usual and end earlier than usual […]

5 No-Cost Gifts

5 No-Cost Gifts

    If you’re reading this, you’ve probably either neglected to get someone something or need something creative and heartfelt but don’t have an indefinite bank account. It is officially the eleventh hour in terms of gift shopping, but that’s ok…I’ve got your back. 1. Bag O’ […]

Christmas Cats

Christmas Cats

My cats doing Christmas-y things. You’re welcome. Amanda Molino ’18 || Lit Staff

The Word

The Word

Quirk – a peculiarity of action, behavior, or personality; mannerism Differences I love quirks Even though It might just be me. I love quirks Especially those The naked eye can’t see. I love quirks They make us different They set us apart I love quirks […]

Empty Ink

Empty Ink

We broke apart Right through the middle One half was written The other a riddle Your cursive words Overlapped mine Then our rhythms cracked When all was fine Our pens ran out There’s no more ink Pencil tips broke Watched our poetry sink Now I’m […]

Excerpts from my English Essay

Excerpts from my English Essay

    As humans, especially as children, our powers of imagination are limitless, and our ability to believe in things we have no proof of is astounding. Pair that with our pride and stubbornness, and our loyalty to our own lies increases, even when faced with proof […]

The Word

The Word

Pristine – having its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied The Transition Unblemished; untouched. Not a flaw in sight. Perfect; everlasting. Stars shining in the night. Immaculate; refined. The Blessed Virgin Mary. Chaste; absolute. The virtuous son she carries. Filthy; befouled. Persecutors of the pure. Sordid; […]

Disassociate

Disassociate

    I wrote this one night a few weeks ago at 12:30 in the morning, just typing it up on my phone. I haven’t revisited it to revise or add on to it yet, but I was just thinking about how sleep was something so basic […]

Transcendent

Transcendent

Their love burned brighter than the contrast of their skin, A striking collage of hues mixed together in one space. The relentless battle of love against preceded expectations, To claim one another would be a sin against nature To the many who see tint as […]