Kingdom Hearts III: A Writer’s Take

The Prologue Let me share with you a perfect summer memory, made all the sweeter by the fact that it was, in fact, not perfect. It was the end of the school year, but not just the year. High school was over. My friends and I had tossed our hats into the air, and then … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts III: A Writer’s Take

Try Everything

Sometimes, I think I relate a little too much to the theme of Disney's Zootopia. The song, performed by Shakira, is called "Try Everything." I think it's a great song, kind of the peppiest fight song you can imagine. If you don't know the song, here are a few of the lyrics to give you a … Continue reading Try Everything

Leaving the Friendzone

In The Four Loves, published nearly sixty years ago, C.S. Lewis declared a truth that still echoes in today’s blogs, fathomless Tumblr posts, and buried Twitter threads: “We are born helpless. As soon as we are fully conscious we discover loneliness.” We’re all too familiar with unanswered texts and the silent hallways of life. We … Continue reading Leaving the Friendzone

Final Fantasy XV: What Was Lovely and What I Would Have Done Differently

Before I get too far into this post, I must do the decent thing and let you know that there will be spoilers. So if that kind of thing really burns your bacon, read no further. If you don’t mind, or you’ve already played it, carry on. FFXV has drifted through my consciousness for years … Continue reading Final Fantasy XV: What Was Lovely and What I Would Have Done Differently

“The Election’s Over, Now What?” Or, “Don’t Worry, This Post Isn’t As Political As You Might Think”

Of course, as soon as I say that I’m going to update my blog regularly, my life shifts to make that very thing almost impossible. So, apologies for that. But now...now, I’ll be better! (here’s hoping)   For the past two months, I’ve been working as a volunteer staff member at a guesthouse and conference … Continue reading “The Election’s Over, Now What?” Or, “Don’t Worry, This Post Isn’t As Political As You Might Think”