Sweet Designs Featured Writer
Age 14, California
Joined the SDM Team: May 2007
Why I Write for SDM: I'm all about expressing myself through writing, and Sweet Designs serves as that creative outlet.
Activities, Sports, Interests: Interests? Horoscopes, tangerines, the many different dishes that involve potatoes, rainbow print suspenders, indie films, laughter and applause, poetry that doesn't rhyme, red iPods, unlined journals, magic 8 balls telling you what you want to hear, computer lingo, and animal rights, of course! ;]
Favorite Authors: Now we're getting deep! haha. Uhm, let's see ... Janet Fitch, Augusten Burroughs, David Sedaris, Mark Bekoff, and Holiday Mathis.
Favorite School Subject: Above all, English and Journalism.
Favorite Movies & TV Shows: Project Runway, The Office, Weeds, and Boy Meets World :]
I listen to: Anything with a beat! My most frequently played are Amy Winehouse, The Dresden Dolls, Feist, Fiona Apple, Immortal Technique, Jack Johnson, Jewel, Joss Stone, The Kooks, KT Tunstall, Nellie McKay, Nouvelle Vague, Regina Spektor, and The Shins.
Most Important Values: Respecting non-human animals and getting a good education.
I enjoy: The end of the day when I'm in my bed writing in my journal, and I'm warm and cozy with about five minutes before I fall asleep.
Future Plans: Some kind of college, and being an extremely indie / underground singer nobody has really heard of.
2-08 National Ferris Wheel Day?
12-07 Go Faux!
12-07 Testing, Testing
11-07 Reduce Your Stress with Yoga
9-07 The Top Selling Albums of All Time
8-07 Six Stress Busters [for Teens and Everyone]
7-07 How to Save a Cell Phone
7-07 Throw a Party!
6-07 Playdough?! NO WAY!
6-07 The Keys to Your Dreams
What I'm All About: Friends, expressing myself in poetry form, dancing to stupid pop songs, and accomplishing tough tasks.
A Favorite Quote: "I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so that you can appreciate them when they're right. You believe lies so that you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself. And sometimes good things fall apart so that better things can fall together." - Marilyn Monroe