On Vacation (for the rest of the year!)

Hello, bloggers! Yes, you read the title correctly! As I'd written in a previous post, I recently completed my first semester as an English university lecturer in France. As a result, I have over two-and-a-half months of break, which I'm absolutely ecstatic to have. Granted, I'd been very busy last week working on grading final …

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Justin Timberlake- Amnesia (SSJ #66)

Happy Sunday, bloggers! This week's "Sunday Slow Jam" is taken from American artist Justin Timberlake's The 50/50 Experience (2013). Titled "Amnesia," it's a long, but meditative song that's sure to put you in a soothing mood on a weekend night. https://youtu.be/FNd4m4XtXbc Now, I'll be honest and say that I don't really care for the majority of the …

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Black Friday

It’s that time of year again…wishing you a fun (and safe) Black Friday!

The Finicky Cynic

This is an old post from two years prior. Had reblogged this last year and now doing so for the third year. Enjoy!

Hello, all.

So…Black Friday happened.

For those who don’t know what Black Friday is, it is the Friday following Thanksgiving Day where stores all over the nation have sales. Usually, for Christmas shopping season. It is to officially initiate the start of the holiday season.

I don’t really care that much for shopping, especially when it comes to clothes. There isn’t anything that I really need at this moment, and so I remain indifferent.

But still: I went.

Why, you might ask? Basically, a friend who I haven’t seen in a few months was back in town over Thanksgiving Break invited me to do it. So basically, I went just to hang out, not for shopping.

I did, however, try to get into the buying spirit…

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Violet (Rainbow Series poem)

Hello, bloggers! Recently, I was inspired to create a haiku poetry series titled “Rainbow Series” which will focus on each color of the rainbow. This week’s features the color violet. Enjoy! Violet Soak in royalty taken from fermented grapes extracted by hands Stained in fountain love from honorable hearts that fought for forever With you, …

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Christina Perri- Human (SSJ #65)

Happy Sunday, folks! This week's "Sunday Slow Jams" is a "mini-throwback," as I'd like to call it, back to three years ago with the release of American singer-songwriter Christina Perri's "Human." Slow and uplifting, this ballad is very much one of my favorite songs from the artist herself. https://youtu.be/r5yaoMjaAmE Now, I've listened to Perri's other …

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