Weight Goal: Over January, I lost 8.6lbs. I’m on track towards my eventual goal of being under 200lbs before the end of the year. It’ll take time but that’s fine. Charity Goal: Month Organization Hours Worked Volunteer Activities Jan Mobile Loaves and Fishes 8.5 Building handmade keepsakes boxes Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul AugContinue reading “Monthly Goal Update: January”
Category Archives: Life
SNOW DAY IN AUSTIN!
Just wanted to share one of the first pleasant surprises of the year: surprise southern snow day! These days don’t always come but when they do, us Texans always freak out a bit so I know some of you in the Midwest and in Europe are rolling your eyes. Happy snow day, fellow austinites!
My 2021 New Year Goals
Happy New Year, my friends! We made it through 2020, thank whatever merciful god or giant turtle you worship. Some of us have lost loved ones over the last year or have had to go through probably the worst year in everyone’s life. I’m not a vendor of false hope: things may not immediately getContinue reading “My 2021 New Year Goals”
Things have been rough and there’s been some body blows along the way. However, now is the time to take stock and find what we can be grateful for this year.
Christmas Eve Dinner
For our Christmas Eve dinner, we had green beans with hollandaise, red potatoes and rack of lamb. One night to go!
Finals Week Blog Hiatus
I’ve got finals for the semester and will be busy before I can give you any new updates on the books or other topics. Once finals are done, I’m going to watch and write reviews of some of the cult classic films and TV shows.
The Spotify Soundtrack of 2020
Hey everyone, it’s been a bit of a rough year, but also one where we can appreciate the role and significance of art and music in our lives. It was a year where I decided to leave behind all the things that I thought would make me happy and start pursuing my actual dreams. IContinue reading “The Spotify Soundtrack of 2020”
Happy thanksgiving, from mine to yours
Just wanted to wish you all a happy thanksgiving and share some turkey day photos! Best holiday wishes! Stay healthy, and be loved and loving.
Question and Answer with the Author, Sam Rose
Q: Where do you get your inspiration from? A: While it’s a bit of a typical answer, I really just consider myself a student of life (Ugh, I feel like a college sophomore just saying it). I was always a bit of a strange kid, going back and forth from being a complete attention seekingContinue reading “Question and Answer with the Author, Sam Rose”
Getting to know Sam Rose: My First Experience with Death
Death is always a strange, disorienting constant to think of or experience in your life. The first time anyone or anything that I truly loved died was my first cat, Chelsea. She was an orange tabby with a stub cut tail that was cut wrong, so she had a little Y joint on the tip.Continue reading “Getting to know Sam Rose: My First Experience with Death”