An Afternoon in Buckingham Palace

After all my summer research about London, I absolutely knew I wanted to visit the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace. The rooms only open up for 10 weeks during the year, and on my arrival to London in early September, I was almost out of time. I decided to book my tickets as soon as […]

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Review: “A Star is Born”

Originally published on April 12, 2019 in The Holcad Student Newspaper. Last weekend, CPC hosted “A Star Is Born” in Mueller Theater. The film, released in October 2018, was a box office success, but I hadn’t been able to watch it until this past weekend. Since it was my first time viewing, I thought it […]

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“Crazy Rich Asians” in Mueller Theater

Originally published on February 15, 2019 in The Holcad Student Newspaper. This weekend, February 15-17, “Crazy Rich Asians” will play as the CPC Movie in Mueller Theater. Released in August 2018, “Crazy Rich Asians” is a contemporary romantic comedy which follows Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she meets the family of Nick Young (Henry Golding) […]

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The Start of a New Year

It’s officially January 1, 2019. The New Year has begun. Am I excited? A little. Am I having one of my yearly existential crises? Of course. For the last few years I’ve essentially given up on resolutions. I’m not great at finishing them, and to be quite honest whenever I do make them I feel […]

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Review: “Crimes of Grindelwald”

Originally published on November 30, 2018 in The Holcad Student Newspaper. “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald” is the second movie in the now five-movie sub-franchise of the Harry Potter series. Released November 16, “Crimes of Grindelwald” is packed with new beasts (not enough), new characters (too many), and a very confused plotline (no opinion). Its […]

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July TBR: Mysteries, Historical Fictions, and an Old Favorite!

Hi Friends! My to-be-read list for July is full of awesome books that I’m so excited to read! I recently started reading kindle books on my laptop and I must say that I love my new Kindle Unlimited subscription, because it makes it a lot easier for me to actually sit down and read. There […]

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A Winter Trip to NYC

I’m finally getting around to posting this trip even though it occurred over 3 months ago. It’s been a hectic time for me, but I’m glad to be back in the swing of things.  In early December, I went on a day trip to NYC with my sister and brother-in-law. It was my first time […]

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All the Fall Feels

Why does fall come and go so quickly! I swear it was just 80 degrees yesterday. Anyways, while I was home on fall break I went on a hike to capture the changing-leaves, since it was “peak season”! Never in my wildest dreams did I think they would turn out this good. I guess when […]

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A Chilly Weekend At Home

It’s not often that I get the chance to go home and relax. With busy school and work schedules, when a free weekend pops up, you take advantage of it! I had plans to visit the local apple orchard on Saturday, but alas it rained, a lot. Instead, I spent the day cuddling with Mocha […]

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An Epic Realization

Have you ever heard of that obscure word “sonder”? It has been over 3 years since I initially learned of it, but it has stuck with me. Here’s the definition: Sonder n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries […]

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