Late Night Musings

(Originally posted on February 22, 2017) Today was not the greatest day I’ve had as far as my limited experiences in college have been.  I laid in bed practically all day with awful stomach cramps that refused to go away no matter what I did.  Around 9 o’clock, my condition drastically worsened and I started … Continue reading Late Night Musings


Year in Review: 2016

(Originally posted on January 2, 2017) CHANGE.  My word of the year.  I don’t know if a year ago today I even thought this much change could happen in 365 days.  525,600 life-altering minutes.  Okay, probably not every minute was SUPER important, but this year may have been the most challenging, exciting, difficult, adventurous year … Continue reading Year in Review: 2016

Life is Good!

(Originally posted on September 16, 2016) TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE BUSY AT COLLEGE! Let’s just jump right in to what has happened since two weeks ago when I last wrote a blog post! It just so happened that my Statistics Credit transferred from ISU, so I got to drop Statistics, which was super awesome. Up … Continue reading Life is Good!

New Beginnings

(Originally posted on August 31, 2016 at Hot, humid, muggy, green, friendly, beautiful, incredible, inspiring, happiness: These are all words that I associate with the experiences I have had in the past week.  If you haven’t heard by now, I moved to Virginia a week ago yesterday to pursue my college degree at Southern … Continue reading New Beginnings

Refuse Refuge or Not?

{This blog post is not about the Institute for Writing and Mass Media, but it is my final project for the class} The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines "refugee" as a person who flees a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution.  Unfortunately, in light of recent events, the word "refugee" seems to mean something completely different … Continue reading Refuse Refuge or Not?