Are You Doing Too Much?: A Fun Guide to Time Management

When I was in university, I took a full course load, worked full-time, and had a part-time gig on the side. For some reason, being that busy made me commit to my studies; I knew if I messed up, I would be forced to either restart or honestly, quit altogether.  The other day, someone asked […]

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My Summer Playlist

Every summer, there is an album or song that defines those warm sunny days in the city, on the beach, or wherever you spend time relaxing. I love summer music because it reminds you of an easy time and you can revisit it any time of the year when you need something simple during a […]

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Writing Prompts

Do you like to use writing prompts? Sometimes if I need quick inspiration or an idea, I’ll search 365 Creative Writing Prompts to get the juices flowing hopefully. More often than not, I am too overwhelmed with ideas and topics even to begin.  I came across a few that sort of sparked my interest: addict, […]

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Enough is Enough

All around the world, people are marching against racism, and I stand with them. It’s tough to write this for a few reasons. I want you to understand my intentions, to know we support the fight against racism, and I’m tired of hearing what BIPOCs are still going through. It’s disgusting; why is this happening? […]

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Puppies for Days

If you haven’t heard the big news, I got a puppy! My boyfriend and I picked up our Mini Australian Shepherd on May 11, which was the most exciting day ever. We had a name picked out even before she was born, Riven — Any League of Legends fans out there? We’ve had our furry […]

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Quarantine for Introverts

Hej och välkommen. My name is Gin, and I’m an introvert.  Last week, Maria wrote about dealing with quarantine as an extrovert; I’m here to explain the other side of things. A little while ago, I wrote about being an introvert in ‘I Wish‘. And while the public consensus is that introverts are made for quarantine, […]

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I Want to Ride My Bicycle

My brain has been one hell of a foggy mess these past few weeks. I haven’t been able to focus much on anything other than work and thinking of what I’m going to eat. Although, it finally cleared up over the long weekend when I took my bike out for the first ride of the […]

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Cooking with Gin: How to Pretend You’re Healthy During Quarantine

Hello and welcome to your new way of life – for now at least.   Last week, my employer had sent us to work from the comfort and safety of our homes due to the COVID-19 situation that has affected many lives. So without my commute, time to get ready and other factors, I have […]

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I Wish

I wish for you to be brave with your words with your walk with your…I wish for you to be happy of your body of your mind of your… I wish that I could finish that poem.  In all honesty, I’ve been trying for a very long time, and I can’t finish it. Maybe it’s […]

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Not Your Average Gamer

Video games. They’re something that has always been in my life, but not something that I do regularly. I’m what some would call a “casual gamer.”  I started my life as a gamer when I was a young kid on the Super Nintendo. I would play Super Mario World (1990), Donkey Kong Country (1994), and […]

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