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Fresh Herbs and the Death of Sunshine

Something sad and sweet always seems to have struck me when summer comes to an end. I’ve never quite been sure whether it’s the loss of temporal freedom, the sensation of the end of an era that comes along with the start of each new academic year, the dying off of my basil plants or the sudden realization that the oscillating waves of temperatures have completely scattered, their energy lost to all the obstacles that seem to get in the way–their dissipation was only a matter of time–but when the frosty autumn air creeps up to conspicuously replace the bright treasures of the warm Michigan summer, I can’t help but find myself racing to grab onto whatever last bits there are left, before they are irretrievably distant once again. 374 more words


Back to school...

The soundtrack of this post is the’siesta del sol’, so as you imagine we are in denial about the whole back to school situation that is happening around us. 241 more words


Summertime sadness

In the spirit of the passing of Labor Day, I put away my white jeans today.  I own three pairs, each one a hand-me-down from my mother.  726 more words


Paradise in Frankfurt

I believe that one telling characteristic of a person is the music they enjoy. So how could I not feel the same way about my characters? 491 more words


Summertime Sadness/I Never Really Liked Sad Music

You know when you’re sad, all you can think about is sad things? Well, I always thought that sad music was adding onto that. I won’t watch sad movies anymore because being sad to me is just too much for me to take. 283 more words

Ain't No Cure for the Summertime SADness

Can summer be over already?

Just when I was getting back in the motivation groove, Mother Nature had to throw me for a loop with the 90-degree weather on Tuesday. 666 more words


Musings: The Post-Holiday Depression 🚫✈️🌴☀️

You can probably tell I’m all too glad to be back from my holiday…

Here are a few things I’m currently experiencing – can you empathise with any of these? 166 more words