The year where everything and nothing happens

A letter to myself on January 1, 2020. Dear 17-year-old high school senior, praying-your-SAT-score-is-good-enough Daniella,  Your SAT score will be good enough. Sort of. At this point, you will have submitted all of your college applications, and you’ll have no idea where you’ll end up. To be honest, I think
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A sunset of moods

In his essay “Experience,” Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “Life is a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus.” 2020 was a
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