The Bennet Family and Gilmore Girls

Throughout Jane Austen’s novels, she brings to surface the complicated, deep and unique characteristics of a family. Austen emphasizes their imperfections and perks – highlighting both the happy and difficult qualities that encapsulate a family’s core – specifically the Bennet family in her novel Pride and Prejudice. Similarly, the television show Gilmore Girls explores this […]

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9 thoughts I had during the High School Musical 10th Anniversary Special

When High School Musical premiered on January 20, 2006, I was in the 7th grade: it was a point in adolescence where kids programming wasn’t exactly cool, but people still talked about That’s So Raven as one their favorite shows in an non-sarcastic way. I remember coming back from winter break and casually discussing this new Disney Channel Original Movie…. little did […]

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Awards Season 2016

Tonight are the Golden Globes, thus kicking off Awards Season 2016. For the past few years, my friends and I have gathered for every awards ceremony, filling out ballots to see who predicts the correct winners (and earns bragging rights for the rest of the year). Sadly, we’ve all graduated and no longer are able to […]

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Halloween Highs and Lows

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays for a plethora of reasons, but this evening of fright isn’t necessarily all fun and games. Because I’m sure you’re all ~dying~ to know, here is my list highs and lows concerning October 31st: High: Free sweets. This goes without saying, candy is the best. There was nothing […]

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Pomp & Circumstance

Within the past 15 days, I’ve attended three graduation ceremonies: both of my sisters’ high school graduations, as well as my own from Texas A&M University. I’m still working on  the recap post from my last days as a student — I have a lot of…well…thoughts — so for the time being, I figured I’d […]

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Sometimes it’s just really necessary to sit in your Carol Burnett chair and think about life.

There’s something most humans go through that I like to call the “Birthday Blues”: when you’ve got a lot of really neat things happening (i.e. your birthday) and yet you find yourself super bummed out. Yeah, it sucks. Because one minute you’re totally happy-go-lucky jamming to some Taylor Swift in your car, and the next […]

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DIY Wasp Extermination

The scene: a typical Thursday night at Spice JAHR’s residence. All is quiet on the home front….until an intruder (wasp) is discovered! What are three helpless residents to do? These are their stories: In order to remove the wasps’ nest, we put our heads together and conlcude that knocking it off would be most effective. […]

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