The Giving Tree

Now I’m sure I mentioned this before: my innovation project.  If you’re unsure what exactly it is I’ll do an overview and share what the whole experience was like.  First of all, this project was thought up at the beginning of the school year.  I don’t know how I thought of it; it just came to me one day in the shower.  I think I was listening to the Taylor Swift song “Mine” and the music video of her underneath a tree with pictures hanging off the branches got my mind working.  My partner (and friend) Lindsay and I knew we wanted to do something for other people.  Something to make other people happy.  Something someone hadn’t really done before.  Something like the Giving Tree. *sorry for the low quality images of the tree they’re better on Instagram and Twitter, I promise*

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Don’t hate, appreciate

Bad things happen to good people. There’s no warning, nothing. Things just happen. Too many people are lost in our lifetimes that shouldn’t be gone. Over this past year, it seems that the lives of people close to us are being ripped away. But death happens everywhere. We think we have our entire lives ahead of us. “We’re young, we have time left.” But life doesn’t work that way. Your life can be ended in an instant. It doesn’t take very much to kill us; we’re not invincible. We don’t have a shield of protection. We’re mortal.

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The Worst “Holiday” of the Year

Does Valentine’s even constitute as a holiday?  So many people are involved in this day, but how did this all start?  If you’re really interested, I suggest you check out this article because I’d rather not get into it. <http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day/history-of-valentines-day> In my opinion, Valentine’s Day is quite pointless.  I guess you could Continue Reading