make your own dang bouquet.

It was Joe Fox - also known as, NY152 - from You've Got Mail that said over e-mail that he'd send Shopgirl a bouquet of sharpened pencils if he knew her name and address. So tonight I'm bundling up my brand new Rifle Paper Co. pencils for myself, because whether it should be or not [...]


looking back at sixteen || vol. 2

What would I want to say to myself last year at this time - when I was just turning sixteen? You might be wondering how I consider myself qualified to answer this question, considering I just turned seventeen. I don't see sixteen as nostalgic and laced with memories and it certainly doesn't include letter jackets [...]

looking back at sixteen || vol. 1

One of the most popular questions and engaging ones in most interviews is, "What do you wish you could tell your sixteen year old self?"  The answers are usually singed on the edges with regret, but usually with a bit of nostalgia that leaves a person looking at the wall and imagining their life at [...]