I remember back in September 2014 when my sister was trying to help me come up with a blog name, and she told me that it should be something short and relevant. First, I had come up with some silly names with animal titles since I was headed to Africa, and then I thought that…… Continue reading You Are Writing Your Own Story
Fairy tales are meant to make us dream. They help us conjure up ideas taking us away from real life. They create images of a fantasy world more abstract than what we see with our own two eyes. But, sometimes, just sometimes, reality and this fantasy world meet, and when these two world collide, its…… Continue reading The Fairy Tale of Princeton University
After being in Colombia for a week with Santiago and his family, I have started to wonder why we as Americans, or maybe just my family, seem to brag or wear as a badge of honor living far from home. I find myself saying things like, “My siblings are great. My brother is in LA. My…… Continue reading Did I Fly Too Far From the Nest?
I think of myself as a fairly type A person. I think through many decisions with painstaking care. However, when it comes to my hair, I have made hasty, drastic changes without so much as a fleeting thought. Some of you will remember the short hair stage. This lasted about two years. I was living…… Continue reading A Blonde with Red Hair
I’ve been thinking about goals. Goals, dreams, hopes, aspirations, what have you. Whether they be for achieving something at work, learning a new skill, or improving upon a friendship. Having dreams I think is important for our happiness. It’s what keeps us going every day. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning.…… Continue reading Having Dreams
I wake up each morning wondering where he is. Not understanding why he is not there next to me. Thinking that yesterday he was there, curled up beside me. I come home from a run, get in the shower, get ready for work, and eat some breakfast. I think to go kiss him goodbye while…… Continue reading What a Long Distance Relationship Feels Like
Life can feel like it’s going too fast. That you don’t have enough time. The past few weeks I have felt slightly overwhelmed. Between moving to a new apartment at the end of this month and having much to do at work, I have found myself with less time just to sit and think. I…… Continue reading Keeping Up With Things That You Love