Get to Know Me

I feel like I haven’t properly introduced myself to the readers of this blog yet, so I’ve gone ahead and answered a ‘get to know me’ tag I’ve seen floating around the web!

  1. Do you have a middle name? Yup, it’s Marie, after my dad’s mother who unfortunately passed away when he was little.
  2. What was your favorite subject in school? I loved taking Zoology and Marine Science in high school. I was initially really nervous about Zoology since we dissected animals in that class, but shockingly enough I adjusted to the hands-on study pretty fast. I also liked English (I had honors classes for the entirety of high school) and the Drama classes I had in middle school.
  3. What’s your favorite drink? Double Chocolatey Chip frappucino from Starbucks.
  4. What’s your favorite song atm? “City of Stars” from La La Land!
  5. What would you name your children? I’m not keen on having children in my future, but I do love the names Lilly, Vincent, Isabella, and Finn.
  6. Do you participate in any sports? No, and I’m not sure if dance would count. I have seven years experience in ballet, tap, musical theatre, and hip hop under my belt.
  7. What’s your favorite book? The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. It sparked a love for magical realistic fiction and the world-building and character development is just INCREDIBLE.
  8. What’s your favorite color? Ah, the dreaded question. I like shades of pink, blue, and purple.
  9. What’s your favorite animal? GIRAFFES.
  10. What’s your favorite perfume? There was this Vampire themed perfume made to bank on the Twilight obsession that I absolutely loved, but I’m not sure if it’s still around. I also like Daisy by Marc Jacobs and La vie est belle by Lancome.
  11. What’s your favorite holiday? Halloween, of course!
  12. Have you graduated from high school? Yup. Class of 2015.
  13. Have you been out of the country? Sadly no.
  14. Do you speak any other languages? No, but I’m always up for learning Swedish or Japanese.
  15. Do you have any siblings? Yes! My thirteen year old brother, Zackary.
  16. What’s your favorite store? Hot Topic (yeah, I still get clothes from there occasionally), Forever 21, Wet Seal, and Buckle… even though I don’t own anything from Buckle, lol.
  17. What’s your favorite restaurant? Johnny Rocket’s and Outback Steakhouse. Oh, and Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Feast Kitchen, if that counts!
  18. Do you like school? I’m not in school at the moment, but I will say that school was a nightmare for me. I was constantly bullied by both teachers and students for being ‘too eccentric’ I guess and I didn’t have many friends. I liked going to learn.
  19. What are some of your favorite YouTubers? Glam&Gore, NikkieTutorials, Kelly Eden, grav3yardgirl, Cherry Dollface, and Exit Stage Left (YouTube channel of opera singer Tamara Wilson).
  20. What’s your favorite movie? Too many to list! Moulin Rouge, The Company of Wolves, Black Swan, The Fall, What We Do in the Shadows, Legend, and Labyrinth are my all-time favorites.
  21. What are some of your favorite TV shows? American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Face Off.
  22. PC or Mac? I’ve been using PCs all my life, so I suppose PC. But one of my biggest dreams is to own a MacBook Air.
  23. What phone do you have? iPhone 6 in black… I dunno the exact color name.
  24. How tall are you? 5’6″, last time I checked lol.
  25. Do you have any pets? Misty, my Cavachon puppy! She turns a year old on March 31st. 🙂

 

Rest in Peace, Carrie Fisher

When I woke up earlier this afternoon, I checked my phone to see that some of my friends in a group chat I’m in were talking about a recent event that they considered to be ‘one of the worst things to ever happen in 2016’. My heart immediately dropped to my stomach as I was instantly reminded of what happened to Carrie Fisher last week; she had a heart attack on a flight back from London and was reported to be in critical (later stable) condition. I seriously thought that she would make it out all right, knowing that she had survived plenty throughout her life. But when I Googled Carrie’s name, my suspicions and fear were proven to be true. Today, we lost a Star Wars legend, a hilarious comedienne, a witty writer, and most importantly, an inspiration.

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