The Elf Returneth // resurrections + resolutions + a rad new decade

The Elf Returneth // resurrections + resolutions + a rad new decade

Before I welcome myself back and gush about the new year, I'd like to issue a formal apology for using the word "rad" in my post's title. Do I like the word rad? No. Is it a redundant word that should be eradicated (*coughs* eRADicated... okay now I hate myself) from the English language? Absolutely. [...]

An Entrance and an Exit // life + camp nano + another hiatus + other such paraphernalia

An Entrance and an Exit // life + camp nano + another hiatus + other such paraphernalia

*casually slinks in* Did you miss me? (If not, please go away.) Yes, 'tis I, returned from the void of... everything. And boy howdy, do I have stories to tell! If you're not sitting on a stable, flat surface right now, I highly suggest reseating yourself. What follows is a long and intense summary of [...]

Blogs, Clogs, and Fatty Frogs // ’cause what else would I name a bloggiversary post?

Blogs, Clogs, and Fatty Frogs // ’cause what else would I name a bloggiversary post?

*crashes into your Friday with flashing lights and heaps of blogging glitter* GUYS. The Sarcastic Elf is two years old. *freaks out* Yes, you read that correctly -- it's been 730 days since I flung myself headlong into the bottomless pit known as "blogging." 730 days since clueless, wide-eyed, 15-year-old Sarah was swallowed by her [...]

Callings and Accomplishments // overcoming the crippling weight of stress

Callings and Accomplishments // overcoming the crippling weight of stress

Life is hard. (As Sarah blows us away by stating the obvious...) It's 2 o' clock. It's Thursday. And I'm staring at my keyboard, knowing full well that a blog post should have been published an hour ago, even though I've only just started writing one. So much for preparedness. I have four unfinished paintings [...]

The Honesty of Failure

The Honesty of Failure

Humanity doesn’t appreciate lies. I don’t care what the philosophers say. This, to me, is a fact. And unless you’re some weird-psycho-alien-thing, I’m going to assume that you don’t like them either. I certainly don’t. I don’t particularly enjoy telling them either, so I feel the need to have a brief moment of honesty and [...]