Brick Walls

“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop…

By the Sea

I long to stand beneath grey skies and feel the wind in my hair. To smell the salt of the ocean and gaze across the never ending waters.

How My “Slacker” Class Changed My Life

In order to graduate on time, I needed to take an extra 2-credit class this semester. When I signed up for a random ‘gym’ class, I had no idea what to expect — other than it would be easy (I hoped). I showed up the first day of class in a skirt (forgetting that I…

Security is a Superstition

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” »Hellen Keller