seven books I read in 2020 (and maybe you should read too)

This post could also be called "seven mini book reviews." 2020 was a good reading year for me, despite nearly dying in my senior year. I read 54 books and I will be sharing seven of them with you today. I try to read a healthy variety of genres, from productivity to fantasy to history. … Continue reading seven books I read in 2020 (and maybe you should read too)

a 2020 photo dump

happy new year to y'all! I hope you, reader, had a restful and reinvigorating Christmas and New Year holiday! I certainly enjoyed the break from deadlines, work, and studying. Stepping away from the routine and rhythm of everyday life is necessary and healthy in order to restore your well-being. So far, I've filled my time … Continue reading a 2020 photo dump

november summary

Welcome to my November Summary! November passed by like the wind. At least it seemed like it did. I took a few days off from school and work to enjoy my Thanksgiving holiday with my family. It was truly wonderful to rest from school and work before finals and take a breather. I hope you … Continue reading november summary

inktober 2020: day 16 to 31

hallo friends! We're on the final Inktober post! I really enjoyed this challenge on the whole and I think it was a good experience, forcing myself to draw for 31 days straight. If you haven't read my first post, be sure to check it out here. I talk about the pens, markers and sketchbook I … Continue reading inktober 2020: day 16 to 31

thanksgiving

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