Happy Winter Solstice/Great Conjunction!

I woke up today, washed my face, put on real clothes (aka leggings and a shirt) and went for a walk around my neighborhood. We’re starting off winter strong people 💪 ! I’m trying to get myself into a bit of a routine which I’ve been low level fighting against but have finally surrendered to. …

Observations on Adulthood Vol. 2: Perfection

I’ve definitely heard that women are socialized to have a perfection complex but for some reason I always thought that frame of thinking was limited to appearance (the perfect hair, the perfect body, the perfect clothes.) I’m only just starting to realize how deep these Jedi mind tricks actually go.  I know some of the most incredible …

Observations of Adulthood Vol. 1: idk what I’m doing but no one else does either

It’s 2019 and I’m resurrecting the blog because when life is going sideways what better way to cope then to narrate and condense my persona for the internet to consume! I’m now 23 years old and it’s been exactly 239 days (7 months) since graduation. I’ve been working for 7 months, I’ve paid rent 7 …

A Series of Sighs

Recently became painfully aware of how often I do things out of politeness and the desire to seem appeasable even if it’s at my own expense (heavy sigh). What makes this even more frustrating is that I’m fully aware of how gendered this mannerism is (heavier sigh). There’s this theory called panopticism that was developed …

Liz at Large, Budget at Small, and Hair (finally) at Medium

This summer I am resurrecting my blog from the depths of the post-final exam slump it seemed to have fallen into a few weeks ago. The last time I posted I was working on a self portrait piece that will actually be on display in The Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art here in Richmond …