Tag Archives: life lessons

What I Learned From Blogging For a Job (Or How Treating Your Personal Blog as Work Can Increase Productivity)

In my last post, I talked honestly about my problem with procrastination in updating my personal blog. However, do not think because of that post that I am terrible at writing blog posts.

2012 – Year in Review

2012 was a wonderful year. I became more active on this blog and I shouldered new responsibilities, relating to school, clubs and work. I was extremely busy in 2012, but I did enjoy the frenzy of it all.

A Letter I Wrote to My Future Self at 16

When I was sixteen, I wrote a letter to my future self. I posted it to my Livejournal, my online diary at the time. I remember writing it after my mother sat me down and told me that my cousin – then a junior in college – was having a baby. We were both scared.

Rick Britto an “Invaluable Resource” at Wheaton College

The below is a profile article I wrote for my Journalism class last semester about jazz band director Rick Britto, who recently passed away from a sudden heart attack at 57. The article shows that he will be sorely missed at Wheaton.

Gratitude for America & Independence Day Playlist

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA! Okay, I have to make a confession: I’m not overly patriotic. I’m not a history buff. The most I do on theĀ Fourth of July is wear red, white and blue and try to make it to the town’s firework display – and this year, thanks to Subway, I couldn’t even do that. […]