Technology vs. Simplicity


For those of you who don't know, this Christmas break has been quite challenging for me as far as technology goes. First, I had my laptop worked on for what I thought would only take a few days- it ended up taking a few weeks. Now this wouldn't have been bad but then I lost my…

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A wise man once said, "Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love." (yeah that's right, I quoted Dumbledore- but seriously how can you not love Dumbledore?) I really don't know how to begin this. It is quite difficult really. You see, what I would like…

The grass is only as green as you make it


I recently had a developmental psych class that talked about impact bias. The definition of impact bias is the tendency for people to overestimate how a certain event will effect how they feel. For instance, if something bad happens, we automatically think it will have devastating effects and make us miserable. Or if something good…

Old-fashioned in a modern world


For some reason today I was thinking about all the handwritten letters I have written in my life. I have to think that I may be one of the only persons of my generation that has been a follower of this "ancient" tradition. I do not know if it is because of all the classic…