Violet Acevedo

Author Archive: Violet Acevedo

Stories, fictional and nonfictional, have always fascinated me. The desire to discover new stories is why I moved from Austin, Texas to Boston to go to school. The drive to learn about capturing stories is why I am in the College of Communication. And the need to express stories is why I write for this blog.

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The Myth of Rangitoto

The Myth of Rangitoto

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

We sat atop the volcanic peak of Rangitoto, relishing the tranquility of height and nature and distance, that is before three blond Americans came in blasting their pop music and sporting their $100+ sneakers.

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Kiwis Talk Trump

Kiwis Talk Trump

| November 8, 2016 | 2 Comments

Impressions of the 2016 Presidential Election while abroad in New Zealand.

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A rose is dying…

A rose is dying…

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A story: She didn’t want to admit it but she could still feel the soft crackle of the dead rose petals on her fingertips.

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The Patio

The Patio

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’ve watched over this patio all winter. I’ve always wonder what it would be like to sit on there and have a drink.

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In A World Not My Own

In A World Not My Own

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

April 19, 2013: My first impression of Boston was of a closed and silent city during the Marathon bombing manhunt.

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When You Know a City

When You Know a City

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

You can rationally quantify how much knowledge a person has about a city, but you can’t measure the way a person feels. You see, knowing a city is like knowing a person.

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Late-Night Hollywood Glamour

Late-Night Hollywood Glamour

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A story: It’s the kind of thing where it’s late and sleep refuses to climb into bed with you, so you turn on the television and watch whatever happens to be on the channel you were last viewing.

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Images of Boston

Images of Boston

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

When I think of Boston, certain images come to mind, little scenes captured in my mind’s eye that replay over and over again when the word Boston runs across my consciousness.

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Who put the Man in the High Castle?

Who put the Man in the High Castle?

| February 26, 2016 | 2 Comments

Philip K. Dick created a world where the Axis powers won WWII. Amazon tried to bring it to life. Did they succeed?

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