Life Goals

The brain is a magnificent organism; whether you know it or not, it has goals that it wants to reach. It endlessly makes up new things that it wants to do. And we, somehow, find ourselves longing to fulfill these desires. You, Barbara from work, and I all have these short-term and long-term goals set in our brains, and we work our entire lives checking each off from the mental Bucket List in our heads. I, for one, am excited to share my most desired goals with you Continue reading “Life Goals”

You Made Me Fall Again, My Friend

But it wasn’t your fault. It was mine.

I mistook your friendship for something more, but it’s okay now. This was a long time ago, and I’ve set myself straight. Continue reading “You Made Me Fall Again, My Friend”

Love Languages

My primary language is English. This makes it easy for me to communicate with those who also speak my native language, rather than Spanish or French, which I know a little here and there. And since I know absolutely nothing in Dutch or Mandarin, I have no idea how to talk to people who can speak those languages fluently instead of my own. Continue reading “Love Languages”

How to Win My Heart

It’s kind of hard to think of characteristics you want in a partner. You don’t want to be too picky, but you don’t want to have nonexistent standards. I asked Caitlyn just the other morning what are some ways that a guy could win her heart, and she had a hard time coming up with ten things. She hesitated for a long time, and we even lost track of conversation. Continue reading “How to Win My Heart”

Name That Amanda

What’s in a name? Well, if you really want to know, there’s a lot that goes into a name. I’ve been very interested in names and their meanings for a very long time. Continue reading “Name That Amanda”

Tell the Truth


  • Pet: Mika, Japanese Akita
  • Friend in College: Jane
  • Cell Phone: Samsung Juke
  • Celebrity Crush: Justin Timberlake
  • Tattoo: a Claddagh on my ankle for my 18th birthday
  • Piercing: my first pair in my ears, I was a couple months old
  • Vacation: Disney World (I was the one in the womb)
  • Text you sent today: “I’m ready when you are.”
  • Concert you remember attending: Journey
  • Movie you remember seeing: Grease

Continue reading “Tell the Truth”

Singin’ in the Rain

It is very rare when I get to be home on a rainy day; being at work on those kind of days is not ideal. I would rather be home, in my bed, wrapped in my quilt. Rainy and snow days are the only kind of days Continue reading “Singin’ in the Rain”