Since 24 seems to be that age where you might be confused about pretty much everything, here's my 24 things at 24. Well, 24 and some months, hah! This post is pretty much to help you see things from my perspective, to think about your own perspective, and for me to go back on when … Continue reading 24 Things At 24
Thought you'd be a bit happier with how the new year is treating you? Me too. Maybe we all bit off a little more than we thought we could chew...like always. It's necessary to slow down in this fast-paced life sometimes. I always appreciate a good sense of urgency, but lately, it's been getting a … Continue reading 5 Tips for a Happier New Year
It was only fair that I give 2018 a full week to determine if the year could potentially top the end of 2017. Verdict: 2018 will be amazing. It started with conversations about foreseeable futures with my closest friends, good food, and importantly, a brand new slate. Since I've graduated, my mind has been running … Continue reading To Ends and New Beginnings | 2017
I've been completely OBSESSED with black and white color schemes for almost every aspect of my life: room decor, artwork, photography (if you're updated on my Instagram)... Today, we're talking about a black and white wardrobe. It's so much easier pairing black and white pieces when you only have about 5 minutes to get ready … Continue reading The Secret to Dressing Under 5 Minutes
You can never have too many books, and you will never have read enough books! Gosh, written works are the greatest. Bucket-listed!
For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted title of “being well-read,” it’s more about breadth than depth. (As for feeling well-read, read the postscript.)
To “feel” well-read in literature, it’s all about the categories, not the books themselves. Read a few books in a few different genres, time periods, points of views. I’ve thrown in a few controversial books, just so you know what all of the fuss is about.
Here’s how you can feel like a regular literati!:
Western Classics (Ancient & Modern): to give you a good foundation for the who’s who of Western literature.
- The Odyssey (Homer): epic of a dude who just can’t get home without a little help from the gods. (Extra credit if you read the Iliad, too!)
- A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens): the quintessential story of the French Revolution, love…
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