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.
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 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
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
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
“Busy” has become the driving force in my life. I’m in a constant state of ticking off checklists and working towards the ever receeding goal of graduation in the distance. My blood caffeine level is at an all time high. I guess I’ve reached the proverbial ‘sophomore slump’ I’ve been questioning a lot of aspects … More Passions and Paths
I’ve been back in school for about a month now, so everything has been insanely busy! I forgot what it was like to have to do assignments and actually have a good time management system. Please forgive me for going on a bit of a hiatus while I got settled in, I’ll be trying to … More The real MVP’s of Back to School