Ever since I first learned about the Hamilton musical over a year ago I've been itching to read Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton. I've always had a passion for American history (flashback to my AP United States History class days), especially the early years of America becoming an independent nation. Several books about this topic sit on my bookshelf as … Continue reading ALEXANDER HAMILTON by Ron Chernow

Summer homework?

The last day of school is always bittersweet for me, because even though I have survived the year's schoolwork I've still got yet another beast to tackle: summer homework. While I do recognize that summer work can actually be beneficial, there's not getting around the fact that it (for lack of a better term) sucks. … Continue reading Summer homework?


My last day of school was yesterday, which can only mean one thing: I AM FINALLY ON SUMMER VACATION!!!! It's time for lounging by the pool, drinking lemonade, hanging out with friends... and, unfortunately, truck-loads of summer homework (mostly AP US History, for those of you out there who are curious). But it's also time … Continue reading IT’S SUMMER!!!!!