My Oxford Scholastica Summer: Classes, Castles, and (lots of) Coffee

Well, it seems that after my Mystery Blogger Award post, a few of you showed interest in hearing about my two weeks abroad at Oxford University last summer. I was hoping you would, as I have been meaning to write about my studies and adventures for a while now. This post ought to get the … Continue reading My Oxford Scholastica Summer: Classes, Castles, and (lots of) Coffee

In Answer to Quarantine: Beautiful Things to Keep You Sane

Hallo, friend, wherever you may be in your little corner of the earth. I hope this post is finding you well, in good health, and in good spirits. At this point, I'm starting to feel like a heroine from one of my favorite books. I wake up each morning (usually with my hair in either … Continue reading In Answer to Quarantine: Beautiful Things to Keep You Sane

Motherhood in Alcott’s “Little Women”

Happy Mother’s Day, friends! I decided there really was no better day to discuss my recent read Little Women than today: Mother’s Day. I have decided not to call this post a “spotlight” post, but it actually is a post of that nature. The only reason I’ve decided not to call it a spotlight post … Continue reading Motherhood in Alcott’s “Little Women”

Halloween Creatures Book Tag 2.0

Hi everyone! I was nominated for a book tag recently. Well... Alright, I wasn't technically "nominated," but Jessica at The Bookworm Chronicles invited everyone who read her post to join in, so...here I am. This is such a fun tag that I couldn't resist, especially since its October and "things that go bump in the … Continue reading Halloween Creatures Book Tag 2.0

Lessons from The Great Divorce and Other Observations

The sensualist, I'll allow ye, begins by pursuing a real pleasure, though a small one. His sin is the less. But the time comes when, though the pleasure becomes less and less and the craving fiercer and fiercer, and though he knows that joy can never come that way, yet he prefers to joy the … Continue reading Lessons from The Great Divorce and Other Observations

Literature Spotlight: Shakespeare’s King Henry IV

"I met this crown; and I myself know well How troublesome it sat upon my head: To thee it shall descend with better quiet, Better opinion, better confirmation; For all the soil of the achievement goes With me into the earth. It seem'd in me But as an honour snatch'd with boisterous hand, And I … Continue reading Literature Spotlight: Shakespeare’s King Henry IV

Understanding the Hero Within

"All the world's a stage, and the men and women merely players." William Shakespeare Hi there, friends! So, I'm officially certain that this was the looooongest time I've been away from my blog, but now summer is here, and I sort of have more time (still some classes going on). I feel like I've been … Continue reading Understanding the Hero Within

The Awe-Inspiring Book Tag

Hi, everyone! I have created a book tag with some bookish questions. And bookish is a word in case you were wondering XD . But, before we begin, I wanted to tell everyone about my new YouTube videos I uploaded to this blog on the post 2016 Summer and Lessons Learned. I actually uploaded the Lauren Daigle … Continue reading The Awe-Inspiring Book Tag