Where the Crawdads Sing

“Sometimes she heard night-sounds she didn’t know or jumped from lightning too close, but whenever she stumbled, it was the land who caught her. Until at last, at some unclaimed moment, the heart-pain seeped away like water into sand. Still there, but deep. Kya laid her hand upon the breathing, wet earth, and the marsh … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing

Rocky Gap Camping Trip

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented obstacles into many lives. One of the more minor obstacles is the ability to get out of the house and travel. My family's solution has been camping. The outdoors are much safer when it comes to COVID-19 and we are still able to see different surroundings. Campsite Although I … Continue reading Rocky Gap Camping Trip

My First Ada Boni Success!

Ada Boni challenge continued...this week I made Boni's Bocca Di Dama recipe. Keep scrolling to see: The recipeAny problems I experiencedMy next recipeComparing my results to google photosWhere to follow the journey The Recipe Bocca Di dama Ingredients 1/4 cup shelled almonds1/4 cup sugar1 egg, lightly beaten7 eggs, at room temperature3 egg yolks, at room … Continue reading My First Ada Boni Success!

The Fusion of Art and Science

I originally wrote this article for ArtsHelp. Follow the links below to find this article on their site and discover other ArtsHelp authors. ArtsHelp Authors: https://www.artshelp.net/authors/ Fusion of Art and Science: https://www.artshelp.net/the-fusion-of-art-and-science/ “Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses–learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else”Leonardo … Continue reading The Fusion of Art and Science

Wuthering Heights

“I wish I were a girl again, half-savage and hardy, and free.”― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights Life can be and often is long, messy, and emotionally and physically exhausting especially during a pandemic and great social injustice. Remember to take even just five minutes to yourself each day. Do something that brings you a bit of joy. … Continue reading Wuthering Heights

Protect What We Love: Earth

"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery--air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy.'" -Sylvia Plath To many, including myself, being immersed into the outdoors is a unique experience. There is infinite freedom and simplicity to nature that causes me to feel relaxed and at peace. … Continue reading Protect What We Love: Earth

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is an intuitive and breathtaking novel. Published in 2017, Thomas' novel covers the story line of a young black girl, Starr, who learns about and grows into her identity as a black woman. We as readers follow Starr's journey in her fight for justice in regard to police … Continue reading The Hate U Give

Crocheting to Sustainability

As humans, we have developed thousands of single use products that have been marketed and implemented into our daily lives. As a result, our landfills are over capacity and single use items are washing into our waterways and harming wildlife. In my own journey of reducing my single use waste, I have noticed a "hot … Continue reading Crocheting to Sustainability

Why Your Local Museum Deserves Your Love

This article was originally written for the nonprofit: Arts Help. l am a contract volunteer journalist for Arts Help. Check out more articles by the other writers! Museums are a staple of most cities and communities; they bring education, cultural immersion, and unity. Famous institutions like the Louvre in Paris or the Smithsonian in Washington … Continue reading Why Your Local Museum Deserves Your Love

What Do You Look Like as a Consumer?

Buy ethically. Know yourself and your role as a consumer. Over almost the last century, consumerism has grown into a beast. With a multitude of problems including extortion of workers, wasteful mindsets, lack of innovation, lack of value of experience over objects, and more. However, each one of these reasons culminates to one looming problem … Continue reading What Do You Look Like as a Consumer?