In an effort to make my online presence as a writer a bit more cohesive, I will be taking pieces of mine published on various platforms and adding them to my LipLiner portfolio. Next up is a piece originally published for HerCampus SUNY New Paltz in October 2015 -- "Not All Fun and Games". Enjoy! Allie almost does … Continue reading not all fun & games
In 2008 I wrote a letter to myself, then life got in the way and I never got to respond.
In an effort to make my online presence as a writer a bit more cohesive, I will be taking pieces of mine published on various platforms and adding them to my LipLiner portfolio. Next up is a piece originally published for Obsessee in March 2017-- "How I Survived Not Going to the College of My Choice*". Enjoy! When you’re young … Continue reading when the college you chose doesn’t choose you
Yesterday on Instagram (shameless LipLiner plug, oh well), I asked our followers to tell me the title of the best book they've read in the past year so I can keep my eye out for new picks to add to my "To Read" list. To show that I not only walk to walk, but ~talk the talk~ … Continue reading summer reads
As I've mentioned previously and am not shy about mentioning over and over: I am not an academic. I hated going to class and I wasn't particularly good at learning outside of school, either. That's not to say I don't like learning, period, but rather that my learning style matches my behavior in all other … Continue reading learn by doing
I entered SUNY New Paltz as a semi-bitter young girl, in the sense that I was disappointed that my parents could not afford to send me away to a school of my choosing, and therefore, in my eyes, depriving me of a “college experience.” Ask me then and ask me now—I don’t know what college … Continue reading i’d like to think everything happens for a reason
I hated high school. Not in the normal way people hate high school, when they can’t stand waking up early and the food sucks. I was emotionally, physically, and mentally crushed by my high school. I attended a college prep school forty-five minutes from my house. Most of the kids who went there had been going since they were … Continue reading here’s a cliché post about being your best self