Avril Lavigne and Me: Thoughts on Authenticity

This morning I woke up with an old Avril Lavigne song stuck in my head. Appropriate, since I had just dreamed about going back to middle school, and I listened to Lavigne's freshman album Let Go on repeat when I was in 8th grade. I'm used to dreaming of going back to high school. It's … Continue reading Avril Lavigne and Me: Thoughts on Authenticity

Projections of the Past

This post continues the themes of Strike the Root and We're more alike than different. Last night I came across more commentary about the youth taking a stand to demand gun reform. And I felt so conflicted. I find myself really wanting to support their efforts because how can you deny them? How can you get in the … Continue reading Projections of the Past