The other night, I spent an hour flipping through my sorority’s scrapbooks. The old, yellow pages were tearing free of their bindings, the edges crumbling at my fingertips. Engagement announcements, event invitations, newspaper clippings, pictures. The oldest item in the bin was a yearbook from 1925.
Growing up and choosing colleges was an extremely stressful time for someone who fears making decisions. Did I want a big or small school? One with a football team or without? North or South? Country or City? I spent hours pouring over pros and cons lists, but one of the biggest question marksman my mind … More THE TRUTH ABOUT SORORITY LIFE | My Experience
The end of summer is such a peculiar time. We’re back at college for the semester, but the days are still long and warm. The sun is still out and all I can think about in class is the beach and the water. Sitting in my apartment, the still, humid air hugs me and reminds … More A Belated Labor Day Recap
I’ve been working hard this summer on becoming a more consistent blogger. However, while that hasn’t happened (oops), I have been working harder on engaging with new influencers, writers, and creatives. That being said, I have created a new and improved Instagram – @emilysadventuresblog ! I would love to connect with my readers on there, … More SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE
Today, and the fact that it is (at this writing) International Cat Day really got me inspired to share something that is so important to me. Mainly, the importance of Emotional Support Animals.
There is nothing quite like the escapism that comes from a deeply engaging book. Sitting on my couch by the window, drinking tea, reading and basking in the warm sun has come to be my favorite way to spend weekend mornings. I love how quiet the mornings are in my building when my roommates are … More April reading list
Spring tends to come later in Vermont than many other places. We just recently cracked 60 degrees on the thermometer and people took to the outdoors almost instantaneously. It was a collective gasp as if we’d been holding our breath all winter. My favorite thing about the change of season is the optimism that comes … More Spring Again
I’ve been away for a while… Life lately has been a string of interviews, papers, bank reconciliations, and stress. I’ve been feeling overwhelmed by the looming idea of ‘graduation’ and my future. Swimming through pages upon pages of application questions and interview preparations felt almost as if it were setting me back, not moving me … More Futures
I’m a Mess…and that’s Okay. I like to think that I look good ‘on paper’. From Instagram to Facebook, I like to think that the average viewer would think I know what I’m doing, or that I know who I am. I like to seem steadfast in this path I’m on, and for the most … More I’m a Mess…and that’s Okay.
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came. John F. Kennedy