The following is adapted from a scholarship essay I wrote on the prompt of "What are you average at and how does the Lake Wobegon Effect (a natural tendency to overestimate one's capabilities and see oneself as better than others. Research psychologists refer to this tendency as self-enhancement bias and have found evidence for its … Continue reading Music. A Scholarship Essay
Disclaimer: This will be my last post for a while, as I'll be working at Camp Gilead again from the end of May until mid-July. Hey guys! I was nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by three lovely blogger-friends in less than a month, so I suppose that I should actually do it, haha. But … Continue reading Tri-Mystery Area!
I like music. I do not like tags... Usually. BUT THIS LOOKS FUN.
I've been really busy practicing Christmas music for my upcoming band and choir concert. Even my little brother has started singing "Jubilate Deeeeeoooo" around the house. 🙂 My internal 10 year old Jewish girl still doesn't know how I learned all these songs so quickly, but here we are, haha. But, she's placated by the … Continue reading Christmas Tiiiiimmee Is Here!
I failed a test last Monday. And it was a rather important one. I failed my driver's test. I can't remember ever failing a test. I can't really remember ever failing anything. I mean, there have been things I've quit, like trying to learn the flute, but I don't really have the experience of a … Continue reading Dealing With Failure
Like most people, I prefer certain genres of music over others. But I also appreciate a song with hard-hitting lyrics, no matter the instrumental style. A song by Christian heavy metal band Disciple had some spot-on lyrics, so I thought I'd share them. It's easy to find one that will compromise, but it's not easy … Continue reading Radical Living