When facing a natural disaster, you have to decide within a matter of minutes what to take and what to leave behind. What matters most to you?
As I write this, I am but a few days away from my 21st birthday. I’m excited for obvious reasons, but I find myself feeling more reflective than previous birthdays. At one point, it hit me: this will be my last milestone birthday in years. When you think about it, the younger you are the… Continue reading Milestone Birthdays
It’s a safe assumption to say that most people would like to be able to travel more often, which, is no easy feat for us 20-somethings. With bills to pay and student loan debts to pay off, who has time or the means to take a trip? If you’re looking to get a cheap getaway,… Continue reading Satisfying Your Wanderlust on a Budget
Hello again, guys! Even though it might still be a bit chilly where you live, Spring Break is right around the corner! If you’re like me, you waited too long to dream up big plans for the week. So, while your pals are living it up in some tropical dreamland, you’re stuck in your city.… Continue reading Spring Break: Staycation Edition
This semester I’m taking a class on Walt Whitman, who I understand to be considered the ubiquitous American poet. I am new to reading Whitman, but he has already piqued my interests with a philosophy I have found to be consistent in my own life. In the preface to Leaves of Grass, Whitman leaves no distinction between the… Continue reading Consistency in Past and Present
Dear 16 year-old me, You won’t believe that you’re now 21 years old, have a college degree and a full-time job. I’m writing to let you know that I think about you often, and want you to know that everything is going to be okay — even if it seems as though it isn’t.… Continue reading Dear Me…
Regardless of one’s morning drink of choice, I think its safe to state that we all gravitate to a favorite mug. Whether it’s a mug, a glass jar, or a huge plastic souvenir cup, you feel awesome when you wake up and fill up that glass with your favorite beverage. Coffee, tea, water, whatever!! That… Continue reading Personalizing Parts of Your Routine