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.
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
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
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
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
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
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