Fitness in the Time of No Gyms

My goal for 2020 was to squat 225 pounds, which would be almost more than 100 pounds more than my bodyweight. That didn’t happen, since March 2020 was the thing of nightmares, causing my gym–my happy place–to close indefinitely. I’ve always been athletic, participating in a variety of sports since elementary school. In college, IContinue reading “Fitness in the Time of No Gyms”

Stay Calm or Stay Informed?

As a newly minted adult, I’ve been introduced to the importance of staying informed. In one of my last classes of my college career (via Zoom–thanks, Corona), my professor encouraged all graduating seniors to stay informed on current events, and even recommended some reputable news outlets. Prior to graduating, I was excited at the prospectContinue reading “Stay Calm or Stay Informed?”

Can We Just Talk About “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”?

Legend has it that George Harrison decided to write “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” as an experiment regarding his theory that “that everything has some purpose for being there at that given moment” (Harrison).  He opened a book to read the words “gently weeps,” then set out to write the song; the product did exactlyContinue reading “Can We Just Talk About “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”?”