“I want them back, the minds we had.” (A Reflection on 2019)

"I want them back, the minds we had," is a line from perhaps one of my favorite songs of all time. While listening to Lorde's "Ribs" I am instantly filled with an aching sort of nostalgia and peace. This song reminds me of everything that makes growing up so magical, beautiful, and painful. This year…

“I’m 19, and I’m on fire”

"Every night, I live and die Feel the party to my bones Watch the wasters blow the speakers Spill my guts beneath the outdoor light It's just another graceless night I hate the headlines and the weather I'm nineteen and I'm on fire But when we're dancing I'm alright It's just another graceless night Are…

you don’t need a big backyard, you just need a backyard

What I've been thinking a lot about lately is the notion that to "travel and explore" one has to get out of the town and area they grew up in and experience themselves in places far and wide. That to have an Instagram worth following you have to go outside your city or country. Traveling…