If I had a life remote control, this is what I would want to happen right now–
Pause: Let time stop so I can have more time to study for my AP exams.
Fast Forward: After I take my AP exams, fast forward to June and all the fun, senior activities…. especially graduation!
Slow Down: Let me enjoy the last few weeks of being a high school senior. I’ll never get to experience being a high school senior again.
And most importantly, Record, so that every crucial part of my life is documented and so I can be able to ‘relive’ that moment again.
I have recently started reading the novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. My teacher stated in class that it was less than 100 pages, so I instantly thought it would be an easy read. I was wrong.
I’m only on chapter one right now and it took me awhile to understand what was going on. And to be honest, I’m not quite sure I understand it, even after reading many summaries online. I definitely don’t enjoy the novel so far, and I find reading it a pain. It is difficult trying to understand what is happening and this just gets me frustrated. I wish I had started reading it earlier on in my 3-day weekend, because feeling rushed and frustrated is not a good combination. Continue reading