Time to Reflect

The wonderful thing about Winter Break is that you get to catch up with friends, eat home cooked meals, and sleep in without feeling guilty. It’s bliss really. Along with all this free time comes those moments when you just stare at your bedroom ceiling and simply...

Adulthood, Cliffs, and Criticism

Adulthood, Cliffs, and Criticism Wow. This first semester really flew by. My first semester in college is done. Finito. It’s a very bittersweet joy, I can tell you that. On one hand it’s a feeling of absolute happiness because the end of this semester is punctuated...

Take a moment and say thanks…like NOW

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday, for many reasons of course. For one you get to be with your family. You all take a break from the fast, merciless pace of life and slip into the warm comfort of your home for a cozy evening with your family. Thanksgiving is...

relax, breathe, SHOP

Looking for a college is no small task. There is so much to look for and consider. I mean I thought I knew what I was looking for in a college and I felt pretty set about my choices. But then the adults started drilling me with questions: “What’s the teacher to...

The Big Leagues

This morning I was eating breakfast at my college dining hall and it hit me that I am a college student. When I say it hit me, I mean it HIT me with the mental weight of a freight train. This is the big leagues now. Pretty serious business. When I was little I always...