“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and realize that prisoner was you.” – LEWIS B. SMEDES PRESS PLAY Valentine’s Day seems to be a holiday that stirs up some mixed feelings. The special occasion, which celebrates the purest of human emotions, has in a way been tainted by consumerism and the demand to have a sweetheart. This can easily warp one into believing your worth is dependent on external circumstances. Without realizing it, many of us have bought into the marketing schemes […]
Happiness Is A Day With You When I’m with you, I don’t need a whole lot. When I’m with you, We make due with what we got. When I’m with you, You make me a little better When I’m with you, I stop counting the hours of the day. When I’m with you Everyday is a vacay. When I’m with you, I feel alive and new It’s sad but true But when I’m without you My […]
“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” -Albert Camus This weekend provided a taste for what I believe Summer 2015 has in store. The weather was hot, the nights were long, and the vibes were strong. Let the good times roll on, like the rockin’ sea below. Cheers to another weekend in paradise; this is only the beginning.
“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan As I made my way up the third concrete hill of my hood, I repeated to myself, // you’re stronger than you know // For the entirety of my run, I compared my physical stamina to that of my mental endurance. In life there will always be hills. Most of us see the hill and run for cover, […]
Soaring east– Three birds took flight chasing away the demons & shadows of your yesterday. –M.R. As the Summer sun trapped its heat in my apartment, I began to lose energy. Before I could melted into a relaxed state similar to that of a sauna, I decided to kill two birds (never a Mockingbird) with one stone; I headed out for a late afternoon stroll to escape the heat and re0energize. This has become something I […]
Got no deeds to do, No promises to keep. I’m dappled and drowsy and ready to sleep. Let the morning time drop all its petals on me. Life, I love you; All is g r o o v y || –59th Street Bridge Song, Simon & Garfunkel It was the first week of May and a heat wave engulfed the city of Los Angeles. A wave similar to that of the ocean when it casts its lazy spell and shifts your […]
She’s up all night ’til the sun | We’re up all night to get lucky. -Daft Punk As Spring semester began to wind down the temperature started to warm up. Purple floral trees adorned the sidewalks of Orange, CA. A distinct honeysuckle fragrance filled the air on campus at Chapman University, as the frenzy of finals week foreshadowed the chaos to come – our annual tradition, Undie Run. . . . Wednesday Loud music pounds off […]
“The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.” ― Deepak Chopra . . . Stylist, Hair, Makeup: Morgan Ryan Photographer: Natalie Wentworth Assisting: Ariel Stark