Hospitals, Twister, and Indifference

“Remember when we went to Canada a few years ago?” “Yea! That was so much fun! We should do something like that again.” “For real! Where should we go?” “Um… Nashville?!” And that’s how this crazy road trip came to be. Or something like that. My friend Janine and I decided to take a long…

The Fear of Being Boring

The other day, a good friend of mine and I were sitting in a coffee shop just catching up on life. We talked about our semesters, spring break, careers, taxes etc. Taxes. Ugh. We came to the horrible realization that we are finally at the point in our lives where we could sit, drink coffee,…

Complicate Yourself

A teacher once gave my class some great advice: complicate yourself. It took me a few moments to grasp what he was saying. Messy relationships was the first thing that came to mind when I heard “complicated”. After all, who wants to be involve in a friendship or relationship gone south? Fortunately, that isn’t quite…

In 2014, I Will…

I have never been a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. I never know what are “good” resolutions to make or how to keep them. Lose weight or exercise more are some of the most common ones, but I always struggle to motivate myself (especially right off the bat in January). So this year I…

Oh the Sheep

Getting lost in suburban PA resulted in a beautiful detour and lots of sheep. Don’t be afraid to stray off the main road. You never know what you’ll run into.

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…

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

The Biggest Risk

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” -Zuckerberg