Explore 👾 Video Games

I’ve a mind to explore many video games, critically analyzing their subliminal messagesAnd sometimes, their obvious shouting… on society, science, and love. But writing about a game every day would be exhausting. So this isn’t a good 30-day Challenge. When the new toys finally come in 🙂 from r/CatGifs Prewriting Instead I’ve devised 7 lists … Read moreExplore 👾 Video Games

Explore 👁 Philosophy

Sometimes, I truly consider returning to school to study philosophy. Watching Right Now 👾 Our Universe is Probabilistic The particle has no defined location until we make the measurement. …This quantum weirdness does not only apply to light, it applies to all the particles life is made of… We intuitively believe our universe consists of solid … Read moreExplore 👁 Philosophy

Explore 🍃 Nature Writing

In graduate school, I took a literature class with John Hales called Nature & Spiritual Essays. While Connie Hales was my thesis chair, and undoubtedly the writer who most affected my aesthetic, John Hales’ class truly helped me reframe the world, at a microbiological to astronomical scale. I’ve been meaning to explore nature writing again, … Read moreExplore 🍃 Nature Writing

I 🖤 Music Videos

I love music videos. They help get me break negative thinking patterns, especially anxiety or depression triggered by my female identity, and they only take 3 to 5 minutes of my time. Watching Right Now 🖤 10 Music Videos 🖤 3 Celebrities 🖤 It’s important to 👀 watch 👀 music videos, I think—not merely click ▶, then go about your business … Read moreI 🖤 Music Videos

Explore ❔ Psychology 🧠

I miss the upside-down pineapple cake that Chase made last week, the cake I didn’t think I’d want to eat until he made it. https://kourtniemckenzie.tumblr.com/post/172094969356/behold-my-fiancés-upsidedown-pineapple-cake Meaning Making 👁 A Fascination Back when I posed one of my fundamental research questions—”What is consciousness?”—I linked to a YouTube video by AtheneWins. While I wouldn’t call this documentary a solid … Read moreExplore ❔ Psychology 🧠

Explore 🔬 Values of Heroes

I’ve been thinking about geniuses lately, about the advice our great ones give us, about how we choose celebrities based upon value systems that might not be in our best interest, and some of the quotes that have popped out during my search are below… Reframing 💟 A Poetry Project on Genius Perhaps I could make … Read moreExplore 🔬 Values of Heroes

Explore ❓ Technology

Here I’m planning world domination a social media strategy,—which is like developing a way to socialize in a completely virtual, information-based world—and I’ve yet to explore my relationship with technology in writing. This may be why I’m writing a science fiction novella. My craving to explore this virtual conceptualization of the world is about ready to … Read moreExplore ❓ Technology

Explore ❓ Resources

Talking about money makes me uncomfortable. 🤢 Listing 🤮 Why Does Money Scare Me? My mom threatens me with taking away financial support if she’s mad, but offers financial support if she’s happy; Since childhood, my mom and aunt have persistently reminded me to be grateful for all the money my mom spends on me, … Read moreExplore ❓ Resources

I 💖 Groupon

Today I had a rough one with my mom, but I’m nearly done with this review, so I’m diverting my mind from the brink of family darkness by writing about this instead: I have a tenuous yet satisfying relationship with Groupon. I hope you’ll support Groupon by the end of the review; but I hope … Read moreI 💖 Groupon

100 ❔ to Ask 5❌

I love using the five W’s, so today I wanted to create a list of questions I ought to ask myself once a year, based on questions I’ve had to answer before; then after 5 years of answering the questions in this list, I can compare-contrast the data to see: where I’m located, what changes … Read more100 ❔ to Ask 5❌