How to Quit on a High Note, or, a Not So Dumb Retirement Announcement

Get the laughs out of your system now. I know I deserve them. We’ve been through this before. But it’s different this time.

You ready? You’re sure? Okay, let’s do this.

After a rewarding double season with the Skrewts and San Jose State, I am happy (and relieved, honestly) to retire from playing quidditch the way I always wanted to go out: on a high note.

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Beauty Box Battle: April 2018 + March 2018 Update

The end of April is sneaking up on me, so let’s knock out this month’s Beauty Box Battle. Both of these arrived while I was in Texas for US Quidditch Cup 11, so I’ll be shooting from the hip more than usual this month.

Also, make sure to read all the way to the end for an announcement!

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Barcelos Videos: Three Pieces of Unsolicited Birthday Advice

Hello internet! (Yes, I do need a better intro.) I decided to kick off my birthday by trying something new and expanding my media empire: vlogging!

My setup definitely needs work, but I think that content comes first while production value can improve over time. Like, comment, subscribe to my channel, and let me know what other kinds of videos you’d like to see. Hit me with that constructive criticism!