Every year for the past few years (2015, 2016, 2017) I've made one of these posts, and each year I'm even more surprised by how much can be packed into just twelve months. 2018 was a whirlwind year. Sometimes it's hard to believe that the first half of it was spent in magical Oxford, England,… Continue reading Looking Back at 2018
Happy Friday! I hope you've had a lovely week and you're ready for an even lovelier weekend! This is just a quick little post to let you all know that I'll be taking a four-day hiatus from blogging starting today because I'm going CAMPING! As you read this I'll be lounging on the beach by… Continue reading I Go CAMPING! & Currently Reading
*** Spoiler Alert: This post contains spoilers about the ending of ABC TV show Lost. If you haven't watched the last episode or don't want to know how the series ends, then don't read on!*** It's happened: I'VE FINALLY FINISHED WATCHING LOST. After nearly a year of ceaseless suspense, roller coaster rides of emotions, and investing an impressive number of… Continue reading Some Thoughts on the Final Episode of LOST
Why yes, it's really me-- I'm back!! Yesterday I moved out of my college dorm for summer vacation and it's a strange, wonderful, and bittersweet feeling. Although I vividly remember August orientation like it was just the other weekend (so. many. icebreakers.) it also seems like I've been waiting an eternity for the end of second… Continue reading My First Year of College Is.. Over?!?!
2015 was a crazy year. College acceptance letters arrived in my mailbox. I found out that I possibly have exercised induced anaphylaxis (it's a long story). I decided to attend Wheaton College in Norton, MA. I saw Walk the Moon perform at the House of Blues in Boston. I survived (and passed!) 4 AP exams.… Continue reading Looking Back at 2015
To all those who celebrate it, I hope you have a lovely Christmas! Eat some sweets, sing lots of carols, and enjoy time with family and friends. After all, it's the most wonderful time of the year! Yours, HOLLY P.S. Enjoy this GIF of Hugh Grant dancing. You're welcome.
It's that wonderful time of year again: Thanksgiving!! Not only is this day rich in history, but it's also one rooted in traditions and an incredibly important message. Even though Christmas will probably always be my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving comes in at a strong second place. I love the simplicity of Thanksgiving, the way it's… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!!
My family and I recently embarked on a road trip to West Virginia for my brother's soccer tournament, and boy, it was an adventure. Let me tell you: I don't think I've ever appreciated coming home more than when we returned from this trip. We left early on a Wednesday morning, around eight o'clock. Jamming… Continue reading How I Survived 15+ Hours in a Car
It's summer, everyone! And you know what that means: FREE TIME! This summer is going to be the strangest summer ever for me because I just graduated from high school, which means that I don't have any summer homework!! (FINALLY!!!!!) It's so weird to be able to just do whatever I want without having to… Continue reading My Goals for This Strangest Summer Ever
People, my graduation day has officially come and gone, and I am FREE AT LAST!! For the longest time it felt as though that day would never come, and then suddenly it was here and now it's then. I still can't believe that I'm done with high school for good. There are certainly some things that I'll… Continue reading I’M FREE! (AKA I’ve Finally Graduated from High School!)