Leslie Knope’s philosophy on conquering first dates.
This little guy, who is apparently my new best friend. Please don’t read the rest of this until you’ve watched it.
The 21 things that I learned from Jim and Pam.
When Carson Daly asked Jennifer Aniston, “You’ve said that being a woman, your value and worth is associated with marital status,” and she responded with, “Or whether you’ve procreated, yeah. It’s always such an issue of like, are you married yet? Do you have babies yet? I don’t have this sort of checklist of things that I need to get done, and if they’re not checked, I’ve failed as part of my femininity or my value as a woman because I haven’t birthed a child.” Recognizing the beauty of diversity in women and their choices is important.
My school. #godogs
The grace-filled, wondrous cycle of experiencing, seeking, and longing to know God more.
The endearing quality of the collective human experience and how that can draw us closer to one another. Example: Columbia students walking alongside of their fellow student as an act of solidarity and support. Read about it here.
Celebrating people. Especially when it’s their birthday.
That laugh that is completely silent and the only noise that finally surfaces is a gasp for air. Protip: this laugh may include a snort or two if you’re with your besties.
“Don’t dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.”
I forgot how much I love to write these, so I’m bringin’ it back. I had have been meaning to blog more of my own thoughts, but writing often can seem like a daunting task. Break it up with a list - that’s better than nothing. And it feels so good to cross things off your to-do list, am I right? Here we go.
Being inspired by things that my friends are working on. Creativity is contagious and invigorating.
Short hair, don’t care.
“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” - Andy Warhol
Taylor Swift’s new music video for Shake It Off. Watch it right here.
Being able to check out 25 books at a time from my local library.
Big Brother 16. Mostly Zankie.
Starting small and thinking big.
When I get to see someone’s weird. We are all weird and I think that the world would be better if we showed that a little more. I hope that we all can embrace our weirdness and celebrate it. In doing this, maybe we can eliminate the stigma that weird is bad. Differences are good. Weird is good. And if someone shows you their weird, love them for it.
Getting back into the consistency of fall and the magic that comes with routines that include the upcoming holiday celebrations.
Renting textbooks on Amazon. Actually just Amazon.