October 20, 2016

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I fancy that's what the title might read, should someone write an article on my lack of posts on the blog the last half year or so. I hope it's something more attractively worded, though!

I have been reading, I promise! In fact, this university semester, I am taking a class called Nobel Prize Winners in Literature, which requires me to read books by such authors as Hemingway, Faulkner, Yeats, and Morrison. Unfortunately, I also have a ton of other reading that must be done for my...

December 30, 2015

The perfect road trip for me would include an unexpected adventure, a spontaneous change of plans, and definitely a town/ destination/ route that was absolutely not on my radar when we first checked our navigation maps! Well that just happened this Christmas and I am currently in a state of obsession over all the prettiness that this brought along :D


I had a 3 day window to begin with - I'm applying to grad school and application deadlines are around the corner. I live in Austin which isn't the...

December 29, 2015

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When you type in "Book Evolution" in your search engine of choice, you will likely be presented with a bevy of web pages that discuss the evolution of stone tablets to scrolls to printed and bound books to digital readers/tablets. While I could discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of the printed word versus eBooks til I'm blue in the face, that is not my aim in this particular post. This post attempts to reflect on my "book taste" evolution, and how i...

December 9, 2015



It has been a few months since I last made a post on ShelfishlyAddicted, and while I do feel a little guilty, it also feels good to know that I made excellent use of my time away. 


For the last couple of years, I have had a deep friendship with an amazing Indian man. "K" has been a breath of fresh air in my life, reflecting my best and worst traits, and encouraging me to do and be my best, not for him or for anyone else, but for me. My self-esteem and self-efficacy has grown in leaps and bound...

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