I became the girl who sat alone at recess and read books (even when I wasn’t bullied at other schools, I still read books during recess). It was tormenting because I didn’t understand why my culture became a weird thing, so I became ashamed of it for a small while.
“Oh my god! You finished all of it?? Are you sure you don’t want to be a teacher?”
The last two months have been so busy that I didn’t have the energy or mentality to reflect on some of the things that I was doing at school. With some little free time I have now, I can go over how my last few months at BCCM/CSULB went for me and the things I’ve gotten to do.
We live in a world where image seems more valued than truth. Struggle seems more like failure and vulnerability more like weakness
Have you ever listened to music and just happen to see something like this: Well, for me this particular opening of Mozart In The Jungle is what I basically see whenever I hear music, specifically individual instruments. I have Chromesthesia Chromesthesia is a form of Synesthesia where I hear sounds and see colors simultaneously. Personally… Continue reading Oboe Life: Take 25 – I see colors (Chromesthesia)
Well, people can be careless sometimes… My music stand was taken away from the Reed Room and was never returned around Wednesday night last week, so that was a little upsetting for me, but there have been good things to come out of this week. Thorns (Bad things) My music stand was probably the most… Continue reading Oboe Life: Take 24 – Roses & Thorns
Have you ever had that experience where you wake up and see something in the room, something frightening, but you can’t move a single bone or muscle in your body? Not even screaming? If you never experience any of that, or come close to something like that, then you probably never experienced Sleep Paralysis. Sleep… Continue reading Oboe Life: Take 23 – Sleep Paralysis