Saturday, February 13, 2016

Wish's Word of the Week- February 8

Wish's Word of the Week

Noun, pronounced UH-bib-lee-oh-FOH-bee-uh
Wish's Definition: Someone who has an abibliophobia is someone who is afraid of running out of things to read. In my opinion, this is quite a terrifying idea. No more reading...*Shudders* That would be AWFUL! 

"Smart" Doesn't Exist

Yep. You read that right. Smart is not a real thing. It has no meaning. It is a useless adjective. You know why? It's actually very simple. When someone calls someone else "smart", they mean you have high intelligence. The problem is, everyone has high intelligence. Everyone is brilliantly ingenious in their own way. "Smart" applies to every single person (and animal, for that matter) on this planet, because everybody is knowledgeable about something. There is not a single person who can be considered not "smart", because everybody has something they know about. For some people, it's learning new languages. Some people know a lot about String Theory, some know a lot about how to play the timpani. Some may know about climbing trees, or designing new styles of boots. Still others know about canoeing, gerbil breeding, or refurnishing bathrooms. And yet for some reason, some people can't appreciate that. For some, the only kind of "smart" that exists is the kind in a classroom- and that is completely and utterly untrue. "Smart" is everywhere. "Smart' isn't something that singles out people, oh no. "Smart" encompasses all of us. Every. Single. One.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Wish's Word of the Week- February 1st

Wish's Word of the Week

Adjective, pronounced mag-nan-i-muss 
Wish's Definition: To be generous or noble toward someone "beneath" you. It also means to be forgiving toward or during insult. I like to think I'm pretty magnanimous. I mean, when someone makes fun and/or insults a fandom of mine, I don't take their soul...Usually.

Words of Wisdom- Wish's February Quote of the Month

"Don't wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect."-Zoey Sayward

Inspired yet? I feel like this is a fitting quote for February, because, ya know, Valentine's Day. If there is a certain someone you're fond of, go get 'em! Don't wait for the "right time"! YOU CAN DO IT NOW! Use your talents and skills to make it happen! The world needs your talent! And don't you dare say you don't have talent!!! Take it from me, a random person on the internet: You. Are. Amazing. Whatever you want to do, you can do!! What the fudge are you waiting for?! A magical, breathtaking, moment in which you conquer every fear you ever had ever? You, my friend, are going to be waiting a long time, 'cause that will never happen! It's okay to be afraid! That's what makes you human!! But it is not okay to not do it. Believe in yourself, people, because you deserve to and owe it to yourself. CHASE YOUR DREAMS AND HUNT THEM DOWN WITH A KNIFE! *Pauses to catch breath* Whew. That was a lot of motivating. I'm exhausted. In all seriousness though- Life is short. You can make every second count, but you have to work for it. Also, chocolate exists, and that can make almost any moment perfect. ;)

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Wish's Words of the Week (Deluxe Edition)

Ah! I done goofed, everybody! I totally forgot to give you all a word of the week this week, and that's bad! So, please enjoy this double dose of weekly word fun, and I'll make sure to not miss another WotW anytime soon. ;)

Wish's Word of the Week


Verb, pronounced muh-ff-ed 
Wish's Definition: When you do something clumsily or badly, like, for example, forgetting to give your readers their weekly vocab. This dignified term is often used in American football (for instance: a muffed punt) and not really anywhere else as far as I know. But hey, now anytime you screw up, or need to apologize for something, you can just say that you "muffed", and that's a reward in itself.

Wish's Other Word of the Week


Noun, pronounced boon-dog-uhl
Wish's Definition: An unnecessary or trivial activity that wastes time, like searching up pictures of various fandom characters on the Internet, and doing so for hours. In other words, its a perfect excuse for your parents when you're caught dilly-dallying.
"Sorry, Mom, I was just boondoggling! It won't happen again, promise."

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

*A Post About Sad Days With Asterisks*

Have you ever had one of those days that starts out great, then ends terribly? You know, one of those times that you win the Spelling Bee, only to come home and find your goldfish belly up in its tank? Or when you finally get the snow day everyone's been wanting, only to find that you're snowed in and can't get out the door. What about that time a trip was canceled at the last second? When you finally get a spot on the basketball team, but you lose seven games in a row? Everyone's been there, and today was definitely one of those days for me. *Sympathetic murmurs* Yeah, I know, it sucks. But there's always tomorrow, right? *Enthusiastic nods* And then the day after that, and the day after that, and so on, right? *Agreement sounds* I'll get over this, and soon it'll be just another knobbly stone in the winding road of life, right? *Wise philosopher noise* Thanks, random reader, that helped a lot. It really did. *Wide smile*

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wish's Word of the Week- January 11th

Wish's Word of the Week:


Noun, pronounced AA-doo-Lay-shun
Wish's Definition: High praise, gushing, or saying: "You done good, kid!" Remember to give some of your friends some good adulation today, folks. I'm sure they deserve it.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Alien Comic Scenario

So, as it is the weekend, I have had a little too much time on my hands. Which means I've gotten to thinking a lot about completely unimportant and useless (but awesome) ideas. For instance, while I read the Sunday comics in the paper today, an implausible scenario crossed my mind.
What if all human civilization disappeared, leaving behind only a single page of comics from a newspaper?
See? Totally implausible. But it did get me wondering... What would the aliens think of humans if all they knew about us was derived from a few comic strips? For instance, if they tried to draw up a model of what a human looked like, would we have large heads, big eyes, and over-enunciated features? Would we look like the characters from Garfield, or Blondie? What if they thought we all acted like the characters from Peanuts? The possibilities are endless! Leave a comment with your thoughts in this scenario, I'd love to hear what you think!

Friday, January 8, 2016

TBC- Why It's Awesome

Hey everyone! I know this is a little early for a promotional post, but I have been cruising around the blogosphere in my free time, and I found this awesome place called Teenage Blogger Central. For any of my teen readers out there, you. Must. Check. This. Out. It is a great meeting place for teenage bloggers who want to connect and meet other writers of similar age. Head on over to to see for yourself.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Sad But True Life Fact #1

It's always easier to say "good game" when you win.
I learned this a while ago, in a middle school P.E class. When you play against someone, there will almost always be an atmosphere of competition. This is for the simple reason that, when you compete against a peer, you can't help but wonder who's better at whatever activity you may be doing. Whether it be badminton or basketball, on a team or standing alone, you want to know which person/team is going to come out on top. Therefore, when you win, you feel like you have bested the competition, and are a better person then you were before. At least, that's how I feel. Secretly. I mean, I don't advertise that I feel like a better person, but I just... winning...?  Oh geez, I'm getting off topic. What I mean is, when you lose (and that's happened to all of us, there's no shame in it) you feel a twinge of disappointment. You feel like, just maybe, your opponent is better, if only by a little bit, and that makes it a little bit harder to say "good game", especially since you didn't necessarily have a good game. Or, maybe I'm totally over thinking this, and am just an overly-competitive person who searches for deep meanings in simple sports. Yeah, that's probably it. ;)

Words of Wisdom: January Quote of the Month

Stars can't shine without darkness.

I really like this quote, and for many reasons. First off, it's a gentle, yet direct, reminder that you can't have good times without bad. Also, it provides a sense of unity, since there are millions of stars, there is just as much darkness. We all have some tough moments, but in the end we come out shining brighter, and feeling stronger than we were before. Keep on shining, people. Keep on shining.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Wish's Word of the Week- January 4th

Wish's Word of The Week


Noun, pronounced ONUH-matuh-PEE-uh

         Wish's definition: A word that describes a sound, like Bang! or Squish. Used a lot in comic books, and super fun to say! Try yelling it really loudly, you'll feel better. ;)

Welcome To Thinking In Unicorn!

Greetings and salutations, fellow humans! My name is Wish Upon A Star, but all my friends call me Wish. And let me just say, I am so excited to start blogging! In my blog here, I'm going to post a bunch of random stories, funny moments from my crazy life, and plenty of food for thought. I'm also going to do some fun little posts like "Wish's Word of the Week", and "Words of Wisdom: Wish's Quote of the Month". I think I'll start out by updating biweekly, and if you guys like what you're reading, let me know in the comments and I'll update more often. Thanks for reading, and remember to think in unicorn!