Me: *turns off bedside lamp and snuggles under covers*
Continue reading “A COVID-19 Sleep Saga”
Brain: Oh! You’re heading to bed?
Me: That was the idea.
Brain: It’s only 10:45!
Me: Your point being?
Brain: I was hoping we could go over what happened today.
Me: No. Good night.
Brain: Suit yourself.
Me: ….what happened today?
Brain: You don’t remember? No one laughed at your jokes!
Brain: Wasn’t that awful?
Brain: Quick, let’s think up some better jokes.
Brain: You’ll want to write these down.
I found another folklore book tag, this one created by Star is All Booked Up.
I tried to diversify my answers – not sure I succeeded!
Continue reading “foklore book tag”
WHY HELLO. DID ANYONE ELSE HAVE AN INCREDIBLY BAD TIME DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST?
Continue reading “August Wrap-Up: The dog days are NOT over”
I’ve listened to Taylor Swift’s folklore close to two dozen times since its release.
And, yes, despite my big research project not too long ago, my beloved reputation has been ousted by newcomer folklore.
Folk is a very natural fit for Taylor Swift’s vocal stylings – I’m surprised no one thought to explore this pairing sooner.
folklore feels more vulnerable than past albums. It ups the yearning quotient to levels we haven’t seen since “You Belong With Me” and includes plenty of POTENTIALLY QUEER CONTENT. (Yes, I know what Taylor said about “betty.” She is wrong.)
I wanted to talk about each track individually because, even after a month, I can’t stop thinking about them.
Continue reading “folklore is my favorite: an album dissection”
Hello! It’s the middle of the year!
My mind is goo!
Time for a freak-out.
Continue reading “Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag”
I missed the Percy Jackson train.
I read maybe half of the first book when it came out and spent years trying to find a DVD copy of the Logan Lerman film adaptation.
Other than that, I have no knowledge of the series. Continue reading “The Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus Character Book Tag”
WELCOME BACK TO THE OPTIMISM BLOG.
I HAVE RETURNED TO WORK.
Continue reading “Books and Bakes Book Tag”
For several years, High School Musical formed a large part of my identity.
I LOVE these movies (even the third one.)
Where else does one find cheesy, earnest musicals about summer busboys and their romantic dramas?
WHERE, I ASK YOU?
Continue reading “The High School Musical Book Tag”