Good Times ~ A Poem

Good times come,

Good times go,

I should’ve learned

there’s always an end

to the show,

It went by so fast,

all those beautiful moments,

all left in the past,

should’ve known this wouldn’t last

 

Amazing people,

who helped me go far,

lifted me up,

helped me reach the stars

When I was broken,

they put my pieces back together,

Stood beside me,

no matter the weather

 

Beautiful memories,

that will always stay

in my heart,

where they’ll never fade to gray

 

Laughter and smiles,

that were all worthwhile,

on the right road,

we could drive for miles

 

River of tears,

and things that went

wrong,

we felt weak,

but it made us

strong

 

When we began,

we had no clue,

but we climbed mountains,

and found a gorgeous view

Oh, look how we’ve grown!

something so wonderful,

who would’ve known?

 

Good times come,

Good times go,

It’s been a long time,

but it feels like it was just

a day ago,

when we embarked on this journey

of new experiences

and learning,

We laughed, We cried,

We never gave up

and we always tried

The time has gone,

however,

We’ll treasure these memories

forever


Hey Dreamers! I hope you liked that poem. It’s probably one of my favorite poems that I’ve ever written because it’s really close to my heart.

   My last day of 7th grade was on Tuesday, and I was kind of sad about it. 7th grade was an amazing year for me. It was like I had a breakthrough. I had amazing teachers and amazing friends and I did amazing things. I grew so much, in so many different ways, I felt like I found a new part of myself. And the thing that really stands out to me isn’t something that I won, or accomplished. The thing that stands out to me, is that I was happy. I enjoyed myself every single day, I laughed every single day and that was the best feeling ever. I can say with utmost confidence that 7th grade was one of the best years of my life.

It’s true what they say, you have to enjoy every moment of your life, because those beautiful moments won’t come again.

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Nikon DSLR Photography ~ Part 2

Hey Dreamers! Today, I have the second part of the Nikon DSLR Photography posts. Some of these are just random, but most of them are of a tree in our neighbors backyard. It hangs a little over our backyard, and during December, it has fall leaves. I decided to call it “Fall too late.” I hope you like the pictures!

I hope you liked the photographs, and isn’t the stuffed polar bear adorable? Some of my favorite pictures were the last two. I think those came out really good. Which photograph was your favorite? Tell me in the comments. Bye!

Optimism + Being Positive

Hey Dreamers! It’s been some time since I’ve done a rant and I really wanted to talk about something. So, here I am.

Today, I wanted to talk about optimism and being positive. I feel like it’s a concept that’s often misunderstood. Let’s start of by looking at what being optimistic means.

Being optimistic is . . .

  • Believing that the best is yet to come
  • Finding good in the bad
  • Making the best of every moment
  • Hoping for the best
  • And much more . . .

Now, let’s look at what being optimistic is not.

Being optimistic is not . . .

  • Being happy all the time
  • Being overconfident
  • Being oblivious

Why being optimistic/positive is important

I know a few people that sort of think that being positive is not really a good thing. And I do understand why. Some people think that if they are positive or they expect good things, they will be disappointed. I admit, I used to think that way for quite a while, until I learnt otherwise. I think being optimistic is important because, when you expect good things to happen, you’re most likely going to work hard to make good things happen. When you have high goals for yourself, and if you’re positive and believe that you can succeed, you will want to work hard so you can succeed. But, if you keep telling yourself that you can’t do it, you’re going to feel like giving up and then you’ll never be able to succeed.

I also think that it’s important to focus on the good things. I’m not saying that you can never be sad or upset, I also think it’s important to show your emotions, but I think that it’s not good to always dwell on the things that make you feel bad. If you keep focusing on the bad, then you will never be able to make the best of life. Always remember that things always get better, and if things aren’t going well, you are the only one that can change that.

Misconceptions

Imagine a positive person. Most people will imagine a girl in a pretty dress skipping through a field of daisies singing to herself. This is NOT what being positive looks like. Being positive doesn’t mean being happy all the the time. It means believing in making the best of every moment.  Some people think that optimistic people are oblivious and they don’t know about the bad things happening in the world. That’s not true, I consider myself to be a positive person and I do know all the issues of the world, I just choose to believe that someday things will get better. People also tend to think that optimists are always very confident about themselves. But that is not true. Being positive is not about “I am going to win”, it’s about “I am going to try my best.”

I hope you liked that post and I hope it gave you something to think about. What do you think about this? Tell me in the comments.

(Look who finally made a sign off)

2017 Reflection

Hey Dreamers! I can’t believe that 2017 is coming to an end. This year has been so amazing! I’ve loved every moment of this year and I’m so excited for what 2018 has in store for me. I wanted to reflect on this year to see what I’ve achieved.

Resolutions

I did a post on my new year’s resolutions this year. And you can go back and read it, but beware! It’s not my best post. But, I wanted to reflect on how I did on my resolutions.

Green= Accomplished

Purple= Kind of accomplished

Red= Not Accomplished

Write in my diary everyday

I actually did pretty well on this, in the first few months. Then we went to India, during summer vacation and I was, so busy that I didn’t have the energy or time to write in it. When we came back, I didn’t feel like writing in it, so I took a long break. Then, one of my favorite teachers started a “Creative Journaling” club. I went to the club with my friends and I started a new journal. I started feeling more comfortable with the new journal. So I don’t write in it everyday, but I do write in it often.

Try writing everyday

I definitely wrote a lot more this year, but I don’t think I wrote everyday.  But, I definitely think I improved at writing.

Improve at music and art

Yes! I think I improved a lot at playing the piano. I learnt a lot more. I also did a lo of art this year. I have this sketchbook that I’ve drawn a lot in, and I can really see how much I’ve improved.

Blog often

I am so proud of myself for this one. I blogged so much more this year, and I enjoyed it so much. The results of blogging often, made me really happy.

Study well

I wasn’t really sure about this one, but I think I studied pretty well.

Try something new

I’m not sure about this one either. I’m sure I did try some new things, but I just can’t remember them right now.

Read a lot

I did read a lot! I’ve read seventy four books (including a few re-reads) and counting.

Have the best year

Definitely one of the best!

Blogging

Blogging was one of the best parts of this year. Here are some stats:

Followers: 72

Visitors: 855

Views: 2408

Posts: 69 and counting

Favorite posts:

Interview Swap with Mirra

The Spelling Bee Catastrophe

Stereotypes That I Hate

Best Friends Forever

Feminism and Being a “Girly” Girl

Reading

So, as you know I’m a book dragon. I love reading. So, on Goodreads, the website lets you put a reading goal for yourself. I decided to do 75 books and I’m at 74!!! (By the way, if you’re on Goodreads, here’s my profile, so we can be friends!)

Books that I read this year:

And I’m currently reading, Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar

So . . . .

Believe it or not, some people red a LOT more.

So that’s it for this post. Tell me in the comments What were some of your favorite parts of 2017?

Dreamer Diaries #3

Hey Dreamers! A lot has happened since my last Dreamer Diaries post, so I decided to write another one! Before I begin, I wanted to tell you guys, that I now have a blogging email. It is:

dreamersdreamsblog@gmail.com

You can contact me on there, if you have a question, want to collaborate or just to chat. On that note, let’s begin:

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If you’re reading this, you probably noticed my new blog design. I redesigned it for Christmas!  The picture from the header is from last year. I edited it on Canva and Rachel did a tutorial on how to make it snow on your blog. I think it looks really pretty!

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Since it’s close to Christmas, I’ve been listening to a lot of Christmas songs, here are a few of m favorites:

Silver Nights by Sabrina Carpenter

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas by Noah Cyrus

Jingle Bell Rock by Glee

Christmas the Whole Year Round by Sabrina Carpenter

The First Noel by David Archuleta

Peppermint Christmas by Owl City

I’ll Be Home by Meghan Trainor

Angels We Have Heard on High by David Archuleta

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Sabrina Carpenter

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I live in Texas, and it actually snowed here! It was so surprising and no-one saw it coming. It was just a little, but it was fun. Here are some pictures:

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Posts you should look forward to this month:

  1. A Christmas Poem
  2. A Christmasy doll photoshoot
  3. Some Christmas Art

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The class spelling bee is tomorrow! In the class spelling bee, you compete against your classmates and one person is chosen from each class to go to the school spelling bee. I went to the school spelling bee, and you can read about that disaster right here.

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I hope you enjoyed reading this post.

What’s your favorite thing about Christmas/winter?

What’s your favorite kind of cookie?

Look at me! I haven’t even designed my normal sign-off and I’ve already designed a Christmas one

Dreamer Diaries #2

Hey Dreamers! Today I decided to do another Dreamer Diaries post. Here we go:

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I have 59 followers right now. Wheeeeeeee! That’s a lot. My goal is to get to a 100 before the year ends. I have my fingers crossed that we can get there.

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Believe it or not I still haven’t designed my dividers and sign~off. Like my header, I wanted to draw something and use that for the sign~off and dividers The problem is, I have no idea about what I want to draw.

Any ideas for what I should do for my sign~off and dividers?

If you do, please leave a comment.

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I finally finished reading Harry Potter. It was amazing. Once, I had put a hold on it from the school library. I waited three months for it, and I still didn’t get it. Now that I’m in 7th grade, my Language Arts teacher had the book in her little classroom library. I immediately asked her if I could borrow it. She said yes, so I spent days carrying that book around everywhere.

If you could have one of the three hallows: the invisibility cloak, the resurrection stone or the elder wand. Which one would you choose?

I would pick the invisibility cloak.

For all the book dragons out there like me, do you ever love a book so much that you carry it around everywhere just in case you have time to read it?

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At the start of the school year, the school told us that they were going to have a time capsule that would be opened in about 10~20 years. So we were put into groups, and each group had to make an artifact that represents the school. The school chose 4 artifacts that would go in the time capsule. I was in a group with 3 other amazing girls. This is what we made:

Yup! A mini~library. Isn’t it adorable? They chose ours! YAY! The principal told us that she loved ours very much and she asked us to give a speech in front of the whole school. We were the only student speakers. We were so excited! It went great. Yesterday my mom took me and 2 of the other girls for ice cream to celebrate.

If you built a time capsule, what would you put in it?

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I hope you enjoyed that post. Have a great day!

Dream On

♥Arunima♥

My Life in Words Blog Tour!

Hey Dreamers! Recently Anya, a wonderful writer and blogger switched to WordPress. I decided to participate in her blog tour.

About the Author:

Anya is a authoress, poet, animal lover and dreamer. She also loves rainbows and soft toys! And she loves blogging.

About the blog:

Anya’s blog is all about her experiences and writings. All expressed in wonderful words.

Check out Anya’s amazing blog!

To Anya:

I really enjoy all of your writings and blog posts. You’ll be a great write someday. I also LOVE the blog design! I can’t wait to see what you do with your new blog!

The Tour:

Here’s all the blog tour information, if you want to follow the rest of the tour.

{23rd September}
Mirra @ AYoungWritersDream
Mukta @ BornFree
Angela @ AWritingRose
Maryam @InfinitelyDaydreamer
Saanvi @ A Notebook, One Pen, & Me
Emmie @ AmericanGirlWorld
Hannah @ CraftsofallSeasons
{24th September}
Zielle @ MyHomeschoolNotebook
Arunima @ Dreamer’sDreams
Hazel @ ZellaBooks&Blog
Saanika @ SaanisDiy
Eliza @ WritingWonderland
Danielle @ AutumnSongs and NearbutFar
Tanisha @ BothSidesoftheEquation
{25th September}
Starling @ Starling7
Enni @ HoovesandPens
Neria @ Writing4Fun
Rachel @ NancyDrew and MessyBun
Yashvi @ BornFree.
Thanks for Reading!