The Burning of the Gaspee Charles DeWolf Brownell, 1892. I've been burning lots tributes these days as a part of tradition and ritual from my origins and culture. I don't mind it at all, other than the environmental repercussions - of course, I just think that the nonstop, drowning raindrops serve as an extreme oxymoron … Continue reading Rise from the Ashes.
Love Robert Indiana, 1966. As a preface: I know how ironic it is to write about this subject matter as I still have Tinder, Bumble, and Coffee Meets Bagel installed on my phone, so I am in the same ditch as everyone else who is currently using a or multiple dating app[s] (this excludes people who … Continue reading How Modern Romance and Apps Makes Everyone Equally Disposable & Lonely and the Key to Changing the Trend.
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog Caspar David Friedrich, 1818. Today marks the appropriate day for me to write about the somewhat daunting topic regarding "second chances". I've had this topic sitting in my draft box since the 28th of March, 2018, and I've always wanted to tackle this subject as I do think it's … Continue reading Past & Present / To Give or Not to Give? – Second Chances.
Paris Street; Rainy Day Gustave Caillebotte, 1877. It's more than okay to care about someone and admit that to him / her. In fact, it's probably an act of bravery. I know I wasn't able to do that a while ago, until it was obviously too late (you know, the usual scenario where a breaking … Continue reading Kind Remarks / Part II: A Simple Reminder.
Christina's World Andrew Wyeth, 1948. There's a proverb that says "silence is gold, speech is silver". I completely agree to a certain extent. Sometimes there are instances where words are unnecessary. There's absolutely no need to fill in the blank space with extra noise. A lot of the times, I used to stay silent due … Continue reading Past & Present / Silence: Fear, Kindness & Respect.