A day off from work, away from the stifling heat and humidity of the beach store means the day unfolds before me like a vast, blank canvas. Summer has always been my favorite season, especially since moving back to New England. The winters are long and dark, and I feel a sense of almost, guilt, … More SUMMER 2019| Mood board & Playlist
Around this time of the year, I start getting sentimental. I’ve always loved New Years, because they felt like fresh starts. I have always been the type of person to make overly optimistic resolutions, and bail on them by February. Loss weight. Find a relationship. Get better grades. Save more money. I was always pushing … More NEW YEAR, SAME ME |2018, thank u, next.
On my flight down to Florida, on an unseasonably warm afternoon in Boston, my sister and I were seated next to an older man, in his late fifties, flying down to see his second wife. After about four small bottles of gin and one can of tonic, the small talk my sister had been fielding … More SAY SOMETHING| why we can’t always speak up…
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
Working at a desk all day can be pretty tiresome, especially while doing those menial tasks like paperwork and filing. One way I like to break up my day is by listening to podcasts! I also love listening to them as I drive. I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite podcasts at … More PODCAST ROUNDUP
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
Reflections on a quick trip to Oregon, a state like no other I’ve ever experienced. … More Pieces of Oregon
An excerpt from my advanced writing class this semester. Hydrangeas The flowerbox attached to the shingled front wall is always meticulously manicured, and the hedges are always trimmed in a neat row. Hydrangeas frame the front porch, a burst of blue. Two striped awnings, now bleached from years in the sun, flutter in the breeze … More Hydrangeas
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