Daily Living · Owlish Contemplations

Is It Possible for Dreams to Have Meaning?

If you know me, you know that I have vivid dreams (the night-time kind, although I suppose I also have vivid day-time dreams, too). I have forced my roommates, family members, and students many times over to hear the ridiculous stories of my far-fetched dreams, laughing over the way things get twisted up in my… Continue reading Is It Possible for Dreams to Have Meaning?

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Why an Intelligent Mind is a Beautiful Thing

Whoever started the myth that intelligence isn’t beautiful was wrong. The stereotype of nerds being full of knowledge but geeky and awkward in appearance does an injustice to the idea that true beauty stems from the mind and heart. Because truly, intelligence isn’t just about knowledge of facts. It’s an assimilation of said facts into… Continue reading Why an Intelligent Mind is a Beautiful Thing

Blog 365 · Owlish Contemplations

Is Your Friendship an Afterthought or a Main Feature?

As children, we tended to be pretty blunt about making friends. We might have even asked someone, “Will you be my friend?” To which the other person [hopefully] would respond with, “Yes!” And then, with your relationship satisfactorily settled, you happily got about the business of playing together. As adults, we are much more subtle… Continue reading Is Your Friendship an Afterthought or a Main Feature?