Tag: real life

Hinterland, Six Months In: It’s been real

Hinterland, Six Months In: It’s been real

I realize this is a controversial thing to say during the first days of spring in a northern climate… but we got about 10 inches of snow last week—our biggest snowfall all winter—and I loved every bit of it. I grew up in upstate NY, people. I love snow like Floridians love sunshine. It’s the part of my DNA that quietly weeps through the handful of “snow storms” we get every year in central Pennsylvania.

So the next day, when the snow was still stunning and the skies were blue and the sun was shining, Jenny and I decided to … Continue reading

Hinterland, Week Four: October was a little anticlimactic (and so is life)

Hinterland, Week Four: October was a little anticlimactic (and so is life)

There’s this scene in Gilmore Girls when Rory realizes she needs more than good grades to get into Harvard and completely freaks out.

RORY: Good grades aren’t enough. I need to do things! I need to volunteer! I need to work for charity, I need to help the blind, the orphans, I don’t know. I just need to do something.

DEAN: Fine, but what does this have to do with tonight?

RORY: I need to start now.

DEAN: Now? You have to help the blind and the orphans now?

RORY: Didn’t I tell you that I was ten years behind?… Continue reading