Why I’m Choosing to Stop Drinking

Alcohol. It makes us feel all sorts of emotions: happy, calm, confident, fun, etc. It's a tool we use to loosen up with strangers, relax after a long day of work, and forget our troubles. Especially when the going gets tough, it's simple to kick back, pop open a beer, and tune out in front …

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Bastille– Good Grief (Song Sunday #1)

Hello, all! It's been a while since I'd last written this sort of post, but it's returning (for the moment, that is)! As you might have noticed, I'm making a *subtle* change to the format of this series, replacing "Sunday Slow Jams" with the simpler "Song Sunday." Having noticed that my recent music posts weren't …

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Man Crush Monday: Cast of “13 Reasons Why”

Greetings, bloggers! Just last week, I wrote a review on the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Dark, but also well-written, this series touches on plenty of serious matters like suicide, depression, and mental health. I encourage you to check out the review, as well as watch the series! Aside from being well-scripted, 13 Reasons Why is also very well-acted, with …

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First Day of Spring! (and Personal Reflection)

Hello, there! Welcome to the first day of spring, where finally (finally!) the weather is getting sunnier and warmer, and I can finally get out of my thick, winter coats and into *slightly* lighter clothes (perhaps a thin long-sleeve with the occasional T-shirt, if temperatures permit). Normally, I like winter, but since coming to France …

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