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Progress, Not Perfection | Adventures In Journaling

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to start journaling in 2018. I’ve accumulated a ton of notebooks, both plain and pretty, over the years, but very few of them had seen any use. So far, I’ve been successful at … Continue reading

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My Antidepressants Make Me A Better Writer

“I find that stability is good for my creativity.” – Ellen Forney, author I know my antidepressants are working because I’m writing as much as I used to. Reading, too. Consuming books like mad. But it’s writing I want to … Continue reading

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Why Yumi Sakugawa’s “Your Illustrated Guide To Becoming One With The Universe” Is Just The Friend You Need

A hand-drawn path to inner peace! Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe¬†will set you free on a visual journey of self-discovery. Set against a surreal backdrop of intricate ink illustrations, you will find nine metaphysical lessons with … Continue reading

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“Introvert Doodles” AKA A Rather Disappointing Read

Whoever said there’s strength in numbers lied. Meet Marzi. She’s an introvert who often finds herself in awkward situations. Marzi used to feel strange about her introverted tendencies. Not anymore! Now she knows that there are tons of introverts out … Continue reading

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Art AIDS America Chicago

On the second night of MBLGTACC, one of my fellow UI students and I visited an exhibition titled Art AIDS America Chicago. A description of the exhibit, from the Alphawood Gallery’s website: This groundbreaking exhibition underscores the deep and unforgettable … Continue reading

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Alison Bechdel Book Signing + Lecture

I met Alison Bechdel the other day. I MET ALISON BECHDEL THE OTHER DAY. I feel like most of my readers probably already know who she is because I post a lot of super gay stuff and most of my … Continue reading

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Spring TBR + Journaling + The Art Institute

Hey, everyone! There are a few different things I’d like to talk about today, so I thought I’d combine it all into one life-y update post about reading and writing and art. Enjoy! -~- This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

Hi, everyone! It’s been raining off and on lately where I live, which means that the flowers are just beginning to bloom. And they are BEAUTIFUL. I missed their colors so much this past winter! And today’s post is all … Continue reading

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Captain America: The Winnie Soldier

So my brain is fried after¬†working all day today and I’m really tired. I meant to write a long thinky post? But that won’t be happening. Because, as I said, I am tired. And I have the attention span of … Continue reading

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David Bowie Is

On Halloween, my dad and I went to Chicago to see the Museum of Contemporary Art’s new exhibit, “David Bowie Is.” It was REALLY cool, so I thought I’d write about it! I mean, I have no idea if any … Continue reading

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