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I'm Not Really a Fan of the Interstate

Posted on by Brianna L. Tibbetts

It's been a while since I've posted an update, hasn't it? Well, as it turns out, spending roughly three hours everyday on the Interstate is rather zapping when it comes to motivation to accomplish things. I just concluded a contracted full time job, which required me to commute about fifty miles each way every day. Of course this was during peak rush hour times, which meant that what should have been a fifty minute drive was usually an hour and...
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Thanksgiving 2015

Posted on by Brianna L. Tibbetts

Thanksgiving is a holiday traditionally spent with family, enjoying a meal and talking about all they have to be grateful for. In the past, my family has invited friends over, co-workers, and people who didn't have local family from our church. Some Thanksgivings stick out more than others, such as the time in England when we invited over my father's entire department from work. I brought my best friend, who's English, and upon hearing it was a potluck she insisted...
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My Favourite Books: Part 2

Posted on by Brianna L. Tibbetts

This is a continuation of this post that I wrote in the summer about three of my all time favourite books. As my full-to-the-brim bookshelf can attest, I have quite a few favourites to share. Avalon: The Return Of King Arthur by Stephen R. Lawhead I can't remember for sure if this is the first novel by Stephen R. Lawhead I ever read, but I'm fairly certain it was. I found it on the shelf in my local library...
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NerdCon: Stories

Posted on by Brianna L. Tibbetts

I just got home from the fourth writing event I've attended this year. NerdCon: Stories, developed by Hank Green and Patrick Rothfuss, was put on this year for the very first time. As with any convention or conference in its first year infancy, there were good aspects to it, and some things that I expect to be modified and fixed before NerdCon returns next fall. Overall, I'm glad I attended, and I would definitely consider returning. The conference was held...
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Paper Towns

Posted on by Brianna L. Tibbetts

In 2010, I finally started watching the VlogBrothers on YouTube. I didn't really know anything about John and Hank Green at the time, aside from what I'd learned by watching other YouTubers like Charlie McDonnell. I started at the beginning and watched through every video until I was caught up, and have since watched every video uploaded to the channel. At some point during this process, I decided to read John Green's novels. I hadn't heard of him outside of...
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