just your ~*average*~ school girl fighting her way through tuesday

As you may know, I have recently decided to dye my hair yet again... but had not yet had time to post this fun ode to green-tinted bleached hair & creepy abandoned Catholic schools yet. 
So, here you have it! A reminder that:

Only The Good Die Young

" They say there's a heaven for those who will wait
Some say it's better but I say it ain't
I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints
The sinners are much more fun "

And also that only the grungy, photographically curious get confusedly confronted by grandpas who, while on their way to the still-apparently-functioning church next door, are surprised to find hoodlum college girls taking weird fashion pictures at the old school .

Old Religious Man:
"Did you go to school here? 
... It's closed.
. . . You can't go in there."
Me and Cat:
"We got it, thanks Grandpa!"
*run away* 

And finally, a reminder that the school girl look comes in many forms.
(And it doesn't always have to be the flirting-with-pedophilia form.)
As much as I love the classic, overtly sexy Britney look, misogynistic dress codes
& general social norms prevent me from feeling comfortable showing up to class like this.

So, for now, I gravitate towards the intelligent-sexy style that includes a fuzzy sweater,
top-buttoned oxford, real Scottish kilt, and of course, my faithful men's Gucci combat boots for a pinch of punk.
I've also found that ban.do makes the best notebooks and planners
for maintaining a studious and organized aesthetic even while doodling in class.

Here's hoping for the day that I can show up in a killer mini and a tied-up crop top
without being objectified or dumbed down by my peers and teachers.
Don't forget the fuzzy pink scrunchies too.  <3


Have a lovely second Monday everyone.


xo,
sarah
 

photos by Stay Fierce, of course.

PS! Here are a few more links on why doodling is good for you...
(aka HOW/WHY I have been doodling in class since I could hold a pencil
and yet have miraculously made it to my senior year of college with a 3.56 GPA):

Sunni Brown TED Talk

Wall Street Journal

PBS

Time

Presidential Doodles in the NY Post

How To Take Visual Notes

Fibonacci Sequence Doodles (Math! Learning! Nature! Wow!)

More Hilariously Amazing Math Doodling

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