I fell victim to the way our society categories and places people into neat, little divisions.
I have this condition, this very serious condition where my soul changes shapes. It changes life forms within minutes, within seconds. I have a soft soul – this warm, yellow aura that likes to cuddle, values friendship, and dream of babies and love. I have an ambitious soul – one that only sees dollar signs […]Read more "Phases of Self"
Whenever I read a good book, I write down quotes that I’m inspired by. I thought this Sunday evening I would share quotes that I’ve found immense guidance from recently: “People aren’t suppose to look back. I’m certainly not going to do it anymore.” – Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five “So it goes.” – Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five “And I asked […]Read more "Quotes to Start Your Week"
November 23, 2014 Most of my interpretations of Ireland before moving there was based off the movie “P.S. I Love You.” In the scene where Holly meets Gerry, she is aimlessly walking around Wicklow Mountain National Park. The scene is beautiful with miles of vast green valleys and lakes with surrounding trails. On Alaina and I’s second trip to […]Read more "Flashback: Bray, Ireland"
My weeklong spring break has ended. It was a happy time spent with the two funniest and most loving people in the world: my siblings. Not trying to brag, but they’re better than your siblings. Lauren and Matthew were raised by the two same adults that raised me. Because of this, we have a similar […]Read more "San Francisco, CA & Portland, OR"
“I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.” – Vonnegut I’m sitting on my older sister’s rooftop in San Francisco with the sun on my back and a gentle breeze through my hair. As I […]Read more "If This Isn’t Nice, I Don’t Know What Is."
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This holiday has sparked up nostalgia that I did not expect. I’m missing Galway, the warm Irish accent and the colorful line of townhouses. I’ve been reflecting today on my time spent in Ireland; my old neighbors, the places I wandered and my daily 45 min walk to campus that I […]Read more "St. Patrick’s Day"