Why “Carpe Diem” Isn’t What You Think It Is

Hello, everyone! So while today's topic may not directly discuss writing, I would like to share with you a flaw I found in a popular literary expression. The Latin phrase carpe diem, or seize the day, first originated in 23 BC within the first Book of Odes, authored by the Roman poet Horace. Today, the phrase…

Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Work

The year 2017 calls for New Year Resolutions. With less than a week before the big countdown, it's all anyone's talking about. But the truth of the matter is that a fraction of the people who make resolutions actually follow through with them. Why has this become such a common trend? Because people consistently make…

Share Your Blog With Me [100 Followers Post]

I began this blog in the stifling months of Summer through an arts college program in Georgia. I honestly did not think it would get very far... at the time, it was an experiment, a personal project urged on by my professor. However, over the last few months, this blog has slowly yet surely grown,…

3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge [Day 1]

Thank you to Shunnom for nominating me for this amazing challenge. I believe in archiving memories and words and keeping legacies alive; this challenge is one tangible way to do that. The following quotes are a few of my own that I feel compelled to share. Feel free to comment below on your thoughts, ideas, or…