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. [...]

The Joys of Job Hunting // and other frightening tales of adulthood

The Joys of Job Hunting // and other frightening tales of adulthood

"Sarah, you need a job," Anna informed me one day. "Pffffffft," said I, "jobs are for stressed out adults who have too much to do, can't pay their taxes, and survive on a diet of saltines and microwavable Kraft macaroni--" --and then I realized I was all of these things. There was no dispute after [...]

Open-ended Questions for Introspective Souls // eternal joy vs. temporal okayness

Open-ended Questions for Introspective Souls // eternal joy vs. temporal okayness

Lately, I've been having trouble sleeping. Not in a dark, dramatic, "the cares of this world keep me up," kind of way. Or in an, "I'm an incredibly unhealthy being who surfs the internet when I should be sleeping," kind of way. (I may be a teenager, but I'm not THAT far gone...) I'm not [...]

Beyond the Hill

Hello, my people. Today I bring you another philosophical pondering which is both deep and dangerous. You've been warned. See, in my aunt's cow pasture, there's this decently large hill that's full of ticks and weeds and other such nastiness. When I was little, I would look up toward the top, and wonder what was [...]