friday favorites edition 3

[Start tomorrow’s homework? Go to bed? Nope. Blog. I know you’ve all been anxiously awaiting this post. Actually I don’t even know who “you all” would be addressing. It’s okay. I apologize for my tardiness – this weekend was full of wonderful shenanigans and while I did start this post on Friday, I didn’t finish…

a week in review

{because lists are still my favorite} 1. i have pro-level mosquito-killing skills after a week of slapping myself all over and scratching almost constantly. 2. i get really excited when i kill a mosquito, and then immediately depressed because unlike bees, a single mosquito can account for dozens of bites and though i’m on a…

the inception.

it’s been 30 hours since i slept last. i don’t know how to feel anymore. but i know a few things. i am clinging to them with all i have left to maintain what shreds of sanity i didn’t leave in the airport after arriving in rome with the first group of students 12 hours…

the verge.

i think i like outdated expressions. probably because i read so much so i actually know that they exist. when was the last time you heard someone say “on the verge” of anything? outdated or not, it’s exactly how i feel right now. though i can’t say exactly what it is that i’m on the…

the brink.

and now we introduce my flair for dramatic phrases and elaborate musings on things that would otherwise remain inconsequential. it’s a service, really – bringing the more easily overlooked things to light in hopes that someone might pause and think, hmm, i’ve never really considered that, rather than the more likely there’s a reason no…