Happy thanksgiving to you and your family! As we celebrate today, I'm reminded of the history behind this holiday and the similarities that our current circumstances share with those of the Civil War. I recently read this article, which made me think... A few words on the context of Thanksgiving: George Washington declared a national … Continue reading thanksgiving

october summary

Welcome to my October Summary! Yes, I know we're more than two weeks into November.Thankfully, there were significantly fewer wildfires nearby, thus, less smoke and healthier air! I spent most of the month working outside on our porch and soaking in the sunshine while plowing through precalculus homework or reading my marine biology textbook. I … Continue reading october summary

inktober 2020: day 6 to 15

hallo friends! I'm finally posting this second round of Inktober posts! I've been so busy and a tiny bit behind with the sketches because of school and other things, but here we are. If you haven't read my first post, be sure to check it out here. I talk about the pens, markers and sketchbook … Continue reading inktober 2020: day 6 to 15

inktober 2020: day 1 to 5

hallo friends! Welcome to the first of my Inktober posts! This is my first year participating and I am so excited to be finally doing this. I heard about this some time ago in the blogosphere and was finally pushed to do this when I found out my digital illustration professor offered extra credit for … Continue reading inktober 2020: day 1 to 5

september summary

Welcome to my September summary!This month has been crazy, but also very fulfilling in a way. For one thing, the wildfires here in California completely polluted the air with the smoke for a solid two weeks and now the smoke is coming back again. It really limits how much I can get outdoors and take … Continue reading september summary

journal #4 | in the chaos, breathe

hey there, yes, I'm talking to you. Do you ever feel this pressure to be productive every single waking hour? to never ever waste a minute of time? to do as much as you can possibly do in life? I know I do. Whenever I finish whatever tasks are set out for today, I think … Continue reading journal #4 | in the chaos, breathe

back to school ’20: study soundtrack

Hullo! Welcome back to this mini back to school series! You can check out my previous post (productivity apps) here! Each morning as I start to work, I have several things: a mug of coffee or tea, good music, and my laptop. I love music. A lot. I sing and play two instruments. And if … Continue reading back to school ’20: study soundtrack

back to school ’20: productivity apps

this post is powered by green tea...lots of cups of green tea Hey lovelies! Now that we're back in the throes of the fall semester and homework deadlines, I thought it would be great to share the apps I use for productivity and school today. I've used all of these extensively and completely recommend them. … Continue reading back to school ’20: productivity apps