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Movie Review: Suicide Squad

August 8, 2016 Karianne 2 min read No Comments

Suicide Squad exceeds expectations! (I love alliteration, can you tell?) After the Deadpool debacle with families who love Marvel and DC comics, I wondered if Hollywood films would begin to tone down or increase the the sexual implications. When the previews for Suicide Squad were released, I wondered how the…

I can’t even think of a title

July 25, 2016 Karianne 2 min read No Comments

I don’t know what I expected to find when I traveled to India, but I never expected him. He had dark brown eyes and dark brown skin, and spoke in a quiet tone that made you have to lean in to hear every word. “Does it bother you that I’m…

Symptoms of adulthood

July 19, 2016 Karianne 1 min read No Comments

You know you’re growing up when you start making lists for everything. groceries things to buy monthly payments tasks from your boss stuff to get done today stuff to get done some day awesome bucket list a list of things to make a list for…

“Gap years” are actually good

July 14, 2016 Karianne 2 min read No Comments

To all the High School Seniors graduating this year, I congratulate you. You’ve done the 12 years of mandatory service and now, you get to make some choices of your own. I graduated in 2010 and jumped on the college bandwagon. Everyone said going to college after graduation was the…

Why I chose Ghost over WordPress and Blogger

July 12, 2016 Karianne 3 min read 2 Comments

**UPDATE: You probably noticed I switched back to WordPress, BUT I still highly recommend that anyone thinking about starting a blog start with Ghost. It lets you focus on writing without any stress from dealing with plugins and hosting. I was searching and praying, praying and searching for the perfect…

Movie Review: Finding Dory

July 11, 2016 Karianne 2 min read No Comments

Sure, I consider myself a movie critic, even though I tend to like movies that most critics hate. Like Jupiter Ascending, Warcraft, and even Garfield…all of them I’ve enjoyed. Now, we get to add Finding Dory to the list. I’ll admit, it’s not as good as Finding Nemo. There’s little…


July 11, 2016 Karianne 1 min read No Comments

There are so many blogs out there. I catch myself thinking “someone else will write that” or “someone else will say that.” And I’m terrified of failure. “What if nobody cares?” “Write what scares you.” –Sarah Jio It’s important to be vulnerable, and write when I’m scared…So I will try….