Gray clouds covered the sky, blocking out any sunlight, and fat drops of rain came plummeting down. The air was chilly, forcing me to bundle up in multiple layers of clothing. It was the perfect type of weather for Taste of DC.
June 10th was a huge occasion for me. I finally was able to see my biggest inspiration as she performed live, but I also got to cross something off my list of 18 Things To Do Before 18.
Whenever I tell someone that I want to go Cuba, I’m usually met with incredulous stares followed by a disbelieving “really?” For most people that I talk to, Cuba is associated with some sort of militant state where Americans get kidnapped and held for ransom like in those cheesy action movies. This kind of bias isn’t too unfamiliar to me, many people gave me similar responses when I expressed an urge to go to Dubai. And just like with Dubai, my response to their “really?” is an eye roll accompanied with a “why not?”
First, let me apologize for my sudden disappearance from this site. School has gotten extremely intense, and with finals approaching, I’ve been dedicating most of my time to studying. And as we come closer to summer, I’ve been scrambling to search for a summer job and/or internship. However, my search has brought nothing but endless frustration. Continue reading “Why Is Job/Internship Searching So Frustrating?”
Whoa! I finally finished something from my list of 18 Things To Do Before 18!
Friday, after my last class, my friends and I headed down to the Cherry Blossom Festival. We got on the train then transferred lines to get off at Smithsonian. From the Smithsonian station we walked down a block to get to the Tidal Basin where the cherry blossoms were.
I’ve taken a graphic design class in high school, and I’ve definitely familiarized myself with creating artwork on photoshop; however, I’ve never sat down and designed a logo for someone else before. When I got asked to create one for a blog, I was equal parts nervous and excited. What was I going to do? How was I going to design it? What if it wasn’t any good?
After a quick moment of panicking, I began doing some research and finding reference pictures. I also began sketching way more frequently, so I could get used to drawing the full human figure. Once I felt slightly more comfortable, I began working on the actual logo. Continue reading “Creating My First Logo”
Today’s game was a little later in the day, giving my mom, my sister, and I an opportunity to wander around a little bit. After grabbing a quick meal, we headed over to the Millenia Mall.