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Hello to any humans, aliens, or internet robots that may have stumbled across this page.

My name is Amber and, at this moment, I'm twenty-three years old.
I graduated from a small liberal arts school in May of 2014 with a B.A. in English and have since then been trying to find my way. It's an odd thing to go from a college cliche to a new state, a new job, and a seemingly new identity. 

A few things about myself---

I used to blog at Laughing With Broken Eyes. I started this blog in high school and maintained it up through college, though my posts became infrequent. While I won't say I'm ashamed of the blog, a lot of the posts are very melodramatic, annoying, and somewhat embarrassing. I look at it and don't see an accurate depiction of who I am presently. I was too swept up in the notion of being a ~lovely blogger and became too fixated on cultivating an image of myself. This carried in to my life and made me very unhappy; after a very difficult time, mentally, last February, I stepped away from social media for a while and took some time to work on myself.

I don't plan on deleting too many of my old posts (unless something pops up that just makes me cringe) because this is a digital journal of who I was and how I became who I am, but on that same note, I'm not planning on posting every single day or blogging how I used to.

I am not a religious person. I enjoy sharing ideas with others, but I'm not a fan of religious debate. I was raised Roman Catholic and, for reasons of my own, grew disillusioned with my faith. I believe in energy and in life, though what that life may be I do not know. I'd love sharing beliefs if you'd ever like to. Just email me. It's always amazing to share perspectives or hear new ones entirely-- my beliefs are ever changing. As a blanket statement, I identify myself as an atheist. While I'm not sure that the term completely fits me, I do use the term publicly. Perhaps agnostic-theist may fit..  I won't pretend to be certain, because I am not.

I love tarot and the world of the occult. I love the strange, the unconventional-- the dark and creepy shards of life. I love the unease of it.

I drink, smoke, curse, etc. I'm extremely flawed and won't act as though I'm not. 

I'll add more to this page as I see fit, but there's really nothing too grand that needs to be said.