Review: The Giver

I’m sorry sir. I don’t understand exactly. Maybe I’m not smart enough. I don’t know what you mean when you say ‘the whole world’ or ‘generations before him.’ I thought there was only us. I thought there was only now.” -Lois Lowry, The Giver Synopsis: Jonas lives in a futuristic society where Sameness prevails and choices and…

top ten tuesday

Ten Finished Series I Have Yet to Finish

1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. I know, I know. I should read them. Everyone my age has read them. I’m missing countless references and the joy of a Harry Potter-filled life. But 7-year-old me couldn’t get past the second book and I’ve never returned. 2. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. …

First Show: How To Succeed

Even though I finally jumped in the gorges and went apple picking, I’m not done ticking items off the Ithaca bucket list. My college has a great theatre department, but I hadn’t been to a show yet. I was dying to go to The Crucible last year, but my friends at the time had no interest whatsoever…

First Ithaca Traditions

As a freshman, I never participated in the various traditions that most students here accomplish in their first few months. Returning for my second year, I knew it was time to start crossing off items on the unspoken Ithaca bucket list. My first trip to the gorges was a battle: walking a mile or so to…

Unwind

This is the ninth and final photograph in my photo series entitled People of Portland. If you’ve missed any of the series, now’s the time to go back and catch up! All copyright is my own, please do not use these images without my written permission. Feel free to leave any comments, questions, or critiques in the…

Splash

This is the eighth photograph in my photo series entitled People of Portland, which I am almost finished unveiling. All copyright is my own, please do not use these images without my written permission. Feel free to leave any comments, questions, or critiques in the comments below! 

Pedal

This is the seventh photograph in my photo series entitled People of Portland, which I am continuing to unveil over the next few days. All copyright is my own, please do not use these images without my written permission. Feel free to leave any comments, questions, or critiques in the comments below!