This year has not been an easy one. Or the year before that, or the year before that one.
What can I do? The question I keep asking myself, as an American, in this political climate of Trump vs. The World.
Ah, February. The smell of chocolate (and bitterness) is in the air as millions prepare for the most romantic day of the year.
The first singer I’ve ever idolized deeply was FKA Twigs. It was in my senior year of high school when I first heard one of her singles, “Two Weeks.” I then proceeded to obsess over her music and life for a year.
On any average day, you’ll find me watching Youtube videos that include clothing hauls, makeup tutorials, and lifestyle vlogs from fashionistas. I’ve been doing this on a semi-regular basis since middle school.
I know I’m not the first person to say that families can be very tricky to deal with. Yes, they’re there for life, the good ones should always stand by you and all that, but most people know that this hardly guarantees that you’re always going to enjoy spending time with them. More times than...
Families serve as great support systems. Some people are fortunate to have dysfunctional,su yet loving families. Some people find and create their family. But there are some of us that do not have the love and support of our genetic families, adopted families, or friend families. We may be lost and alone, looking for that...
“You’ve really drunk the Kool-Aid, haven’t you?”
Loneliness sucks. Understatement of the year? Perhaps, but I’m letting my inner poet take the day off. So much art has been dedicated to loneliness, so I’m not going to wax poetic about the soul sucking emptiness of loneliness, though I could easily do so all day.
An idea that I’ve had to grapple with was the saying that “family is forever.” I’ve made many friends over the years, and many of them have faded from my life. I’ve learned that although I considered close friends to be my family, it’s always possible that those friendships can end.
Are you there, God? It’s me, Audrey, calling to ask if the world still cares about the arts and humanities.