The Sun Came Back

Sun Rise on the Mt. Fuji

I didn't even know it was gone.

Approximately a month ago, I experienced a major life change.  I had nothing to do with it, no control over it. It wasn’t about me at all.  It was just something that happened.  But as a result, my life has suddenly become so much better. Continue reading

In My Solitude

A typical Junior Certificate exam hall.

Okay. My exam room will look nothing like this. But the feeling is the same.

Today is Saturday.  On Monday morning I have an exam.  I am moderately prepared, meaning that if I were to write the exam now, I would probably get about 70%.  My goals are significantly loftier than that, however, so my weekend will be spent studying.  (So why are you writing here instead of studying now, Stephanie?  Well, annoying disembodied voice of my guilty conscience, it’s a scientifically proven fact that if you spend an entire weekend doing nothing but studying, your brain will explode.  So you just be quiet now.) Continue reading