THRIVE by Arianna Huffington

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” Over winter break between semesters I was invited to attend a weeklong leadership program at my college. This program was geared towards helping young women at my college feel more confident with themselves and their ability to … Continue reading THRIVE by Arianna Huffington

SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE by Kurt Vonnegut

“All this happened, more or less.” Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five was always one of those books that I knew about but had never actually read. I knew that it was about World War II and vaguely had something to do with aliens, but other than that I was pretty much in the dark. During my winter … Continue reading SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE by Kurt Vonnegut

A Visit to Dunder Mifflin // Wreck This Journal 12

Follow me as I adventure through my copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith. Click here to see my other completed pages!Once again, I have neglected to take a proper "before" picture of these pages. However, I did take a picture of what it looked like before I colored everything in, so I guess that will have … Continue reading A Visit to Dunder Mifflin // Wreck This Journal 12

GALILEO by Bertolt Brecht

“Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.” Despite telling the tale of a famous philosopher and scientist in the seventeenth century, Bertolt Brecht's play Galileo was actually written in the 1940s. The unusual content choice immediately intrigued me when I was initially assigned this play for my Introduction to Literature class last semester, but it … Continue reading GALILEO by Bertolt Brecht

Candy-Coated // Wreck This Journal 11

Follow me as I adventure through my copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith. Click here to see my other completed pages!I actually don't have a "before" picture of this page for some reason-- I must have forgotten to take one! The instructions read: Tongue Painting Eat some colorful candy. Lick this page.  I had no intention … Continue reading Candy-Coated // Wreck This Journal 11

THE NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE by Frederick Douglass

“You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.” Out of all the novels, short stories, and poems we read in my Introduction to Literature class, I chose to write my final paper on Frederick Douglass' memoir, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An … Continue reading THE NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE by Frederick Douglass

Stains // Wreck This Journal 10

Follow me as I adventure through my copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith. Click here to see my other completed pages! This page reads: STAIN LOG.  The instructions were very vague on this page, and you could transform it in countless different ways. I decided to break out my nail polish collection and do some painting. I … Continue reading Stains // Wreck This Journal 10