Play That Song

Do you ever just hear a song and go through a phase where you can’t help but listen to it on repeat, or not pass over it if it’s on the radio? I do this all the time.

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Theme Song

Music comes to me in so many ways, whether it be on the radio, or a friend introducing it with, “you’ve got to listen to this.” I could probably connect a song to just about any person that I knew, but these are some connections that came to me pretty instantly.

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An Open Letter to My Past Self

Hi Amanda. Things are probably normal for you right now, considering you’re going into the fifth grade in a little over a month. You think you’ve found your people and your place, but I’ve got something to tell you: you are so wrong.

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When the Lights Go Down

What do you do when the lights go out? Do you take a drive to the nearest beach, and admire the stars, or do you just decide to sit back and tap a nap? These are some things to do while you wait for the electricity to come back on.

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Stranger in a Strange Land

My life is very routine, so it isn’t very often when I come across new places, but when I do get the chance to visit a new place, I make myself out to be the ultimate tourist.

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Starstruck

We all have crushes on celebrities, whether we like to admit to them or not. I could give you a hefty list of famous people that I’ve fancied throughout the years, but I’ll just give you my most current favorite entertainers.

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Do You Believe in Magic?

The smallest things in life make me want to believe in magic. That might sound like bullshit, but I kid you not. There are just some things that I come across that make me think, this is it. Some things just click for us, and we take a second (whether it be in that moment, or afterwards), to think about the best things in life. Why do we go through tough times, even when it feels like they’ll never end?

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When I Grow Up

In my short amount of time on Earth, I’ve fallen in love with many different professions. Sadly, I’m not one of the lucky ones that has always known that there is this one thing that I was meant to do; instead, I’ve dipped my feet in plenty of different kinds of waters.

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Without You

There are just some things in your life that feel essential to you, whether they actually are or not. These are the things that make us feel alive, or just good in general. Without them, we would feel empty. Without them, we wouldn’t know how to go on about ourselves. The following ten items are the things that I can’t seem to live without, in no particular order…

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Six Months Down

2017 has been an interesting year so far, to say the least. For one thing, it’s been flying right before my very eyes. I’ve been told that as you get older, the years seem to get shorter. Whoever told me that (sorry, I can’t remember who did) was so right.

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