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
I wish there was a word to describe the sinking feeling in your stomach you get when you see something on social media you wish you hadn’t. You’re scrolling, scrolling, and you find out your ex is in a relationship, or has moved on and you’re left, stunned and staring stupidly at the screen. It … More On Breakups \\ Am I “Over” It?
Rain-soaked sidewalks and ice coffees are the most memorable parts of spring in Vermont. The trees are starting to bloom and I have to fight the urge to spend every minute outside. Finals are fast approaching, and with that so is summer. Watching: Shameless My roommate got me started on this show, and I’m so … More A few of my (current) favorite things
February and my new creative writing class have me writing a lot of poetry. It’s a form I haven’t worked too much in but am slowly starting to love. Learning to write poetry can only be compared to learning to love going to the gym; It happens slowly, but after a while you don’t know … More Mid-winter Thoughts
Today, I FaceTime’d my mom and cried. I cried, for the first time since the inauguration, and now I can’t stop. My mind is swirling through all the horrible things that have happened and the stress feels so insurmountable I feel I just may stop breathing. I hate this president. I hate him, but mostly … More Activism Ain’t Easy
I always think about how cliche it is to talk about how much I’ve “changed” in a year. Every time I try to reflect, I measure it in terms of change. What have I started doing more of, and what have I stopped doing? Have a shifted my views, or my principles? Do people really … More A Year in Review: 2016
Growing up, I was told there would be hard parts of my life; bumps in the road that we just have to continue on over.Like the prodigal potholes and other various inconveniences we all face in life, we are stronger for them. It’s said that resilience will make us better people, but what else will? … More Currently Seeking: Happiness