Names are known to hold power. In the 18th century BC, King Tutankhaten, more commonly referred to as King Tut, was born. His father named him King Tutankhaten, meaning “living image of Aten”. Aten is the Egyptian god of the sun, represented by a solar disk. Aten was also a controversial god. King Tut was… Continue reading More Than Just a Name
Jillian (Latin for youthful) I am a kid I am curious and full of wonder I am musical, whimsical, beautiful I am a child of God Joette (the name for all first-born daughters) I am a daughter and a sister I am a quiet leader with a big heart I am nurturing and supportive… Continue reading Names
Alright, let’s be real. I’m a youngin. I was born into the world of Taylor Swift and electronic music, and I have no business with the classics right? OH, but I do! This girl’s father raised her right! Some of y’all know what I’m talking about. When I hop in the car with a drive… Continue reading Poison, Bon Jovi, ZZ Top, and More…
Yes, that photo is real. Yes, the water is really that blue. Yes! It’s the coolest architecture ever! So this video is one of my favorite music groups called 2Cellos. They are rom and based in Croatia, and for this music video they filmed in Croatia Natoinal Park. It ks absolutely stunning. Please please please… Continue reading Dream Destination: Croatia!
I’m considering a new theme for my blog. Right now, I’m thinking about titling all of my posts with the titles of Disney songs… I love Disney with all of my heart, and there have been more than a few occasions where I considered Disney songs as titles for certain posts. If I could pick… Continue reading Home Away From Home
This is a little short story I wrote a while ago. I’ve gone back and edited a thousand times, and now it holds a special place in my heart. I’d like to add to and change some parts, but here’s my official unofficial rough draft. It’s kinda cool seeing what’s changed from when I wrote… Continue reading The Starrs Beyond
For this post, we read “The Boundary” by Jhumpa Lahiri. If you haven’t heard of this amazing woman, go look her up now. I’ve read some of her other short stories for another class, but she also has novels and other works that are absolutely amazing. One of the things that makes Lahiri’s works so… Continue reading Boundaries