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It’s Beginning To Look A Little Like Christmas

Christmas is exactly one week away, but I don’t feel very festive right now and I didn’t feel festive at all until today. It’s weird. I can definitely think of a few reason why I might feel the way I … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Celebrating Important Days From The Stories We Love

It’s the fifth of November, which means it’s Guy Fawkes Day/Bonfire Night in the UK, which means this is the day when the events of V for Vendetta by Alan Moore & David Lloyd begin. The other three students in my … Continue reading

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Pride Around The World | 4 Parades You Should Know About

Hey, everyone! Today I’m going to talk about Pride… specifically, Pride parades around the world! Many countries celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride, albeit in different ways and at different times throughout the year. So I’ve made a list of four Pride parades I … Continue reading

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Celebrating Easter As An Atheist

Happy Easter, if you celebrate it! That last bit – that “if you celebrate it” – is precisely what I’ll be discussing today. Lately I’ve been pondering what “counts” as “really” celebrating a holiday. Usually I spend my Sundays working … Continue reading

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Winter Break: A Quick Recap

How was your Monday, everyone?! Mine was OK. I did just a little bit of schoolwork today, because I’m still getting used to having a normal, school-y schedule. I don’t know about you – I would assume that my international … Continue reading

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Review: My True Love Gave To Me

Since today is December first, I thought it would be fitting to review a holiday-themed book! My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories is a recently-published anthology containing twelve stories from popular YA authors, and each story revolves around … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Happy Fourth of July! I wanted to write a post for today but I’m not doing anything super-cool this holiday (well, not compared to what I did last year) so I thought I’d write about… what I did last year. … Continue reading

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Good-Sinful Alliance: 2014 Conference – Let It Snow

“Good evening, ladies, gentlemen, and assorted minions! Good evening, evildoers! I’m Caesar Flickerman. I took a short break from emceeing for the Good-Sinful Alliance to host the Third Quarter Quell, but never fear – I am back! And it looks like … Continue reading

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Good-Sinful Alliance: Happy Presidents’ Day!

On the television screen, a stately-looking old man stands at a podium holding some notecards. A white rose is tucked into his lapel. Obviously a villain of note, he clears his throat authoritatively and begins to speak. “Good evening. I’m President Coriolanus … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! (Oh, the horror. I just imagined that in Effie Trinket’s voice, ugh. Oh, I just love that!) I thought it would be nice to write a list of things I’m thankful for, as I did last year, so … Continue reading

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