I’m a sufferer of what I like to call squirrel brain. Because I’m always on the hunt for food, yes, but also because I can’t sit still and I’m always looking for something new to fixate on. I have more interests than Netflix has TV programming to offer. I’ve tasted the waters of everything from writing fanfiction, to writing novels and blogs, to learning French, to practicing yoga, to self-teaching myself photography, to a still-lingering obsession with the Romanovs, to living in infinite intrigue about the cosmos and life outside of our little planet. Recently, I’ve expanded my curiosity into the art of painting and just as with everything else, I can’t ever just scratch the surface and taste it. I dive so deep I can’t even see the rays of light peeking through the surface anymore. (more…)
If you spend any time on the internet at all you might’ve seen the above meme being passed around a few times but in different forms. The newest trend is to come up with a clever set of pictures that depicts a bright and shiny start, a “before” if you will, to the year and a second battle-scarred “after” one to show how we look at the end of a long tough year.
Now I love memes. I love memes so much I’ve made it my life’s work to spend hours viewing as many as possible preferably when I have other more important things to do. Memes hold the stitches of my sanity together, to be honest. But this one, in particular, bothers me. (more…)