Rest Easy

I entered The Academy on that first day of freshmen year looking like a deer in headlights. Everyone already had friends, everyone already had their set of people and I quickly accepted that I would float through the next four years in relative silence and alone. I’m sure I wore something special to make a… Continue reading Rest Easy

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Gin and Tonic

Get a rocks glass, fill it with ice. Add 1.5 oz of desired gin and fill the rest with tonic. Add a lime, though occasionally an orange tastes good too. When I returned home from my last year at college I was putzing around the house. I was wandering in and out of my father’s… Continue reading Gin and Tonic

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Brandy Old Fashioned

Recipe: Take a cube of sugar, a slice of orange, and a cherry along with plenty of cherry juice and muddle it all together. Once muddled together, add ice and your choice of either whiskey or brandy. I prefer brandy, however to each their own. For a sweet, add sprite. Sour, add bar sour and… Continue reading Brandy Old Fashioned


Restrictions and Censorship

 “I feel like everybody, whether you have one follower or a million followers, has an opportunity to either positively or negatively affect people” – Tyler Oakley YouTube recently came under some criticism from users because of a restricted mode. The restricted mode, which can be found in the settings section of your YouTube account, restricts… Continue reading Restrictions and Censorship


Ma and Pop Shops

“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” -Ansel Adams I have always wanted to be a photographer. I used to be put in charge of… Continue reading Ma and Pop Shops