College: CHECK. One week later and I still can’t get over it! Here are some words I’ve written down lately to hold on to in such a crazy new life chapter: Psalm 18: You keep my lamp burning and turn my darkness in to light. Your way is perfect; the word of the Lord is … More Update: I Graduated!
As I’m getting ready to say goodbye to Santa Barbara after it’s had me for 4 years, I’m mostly feeling grateful; not only to have called such a beautiful place my home, but to have been tested and tried here in such a way that resulted in tremendous growth and understanding. Santa Barbara will forever … More Goodbye, Santa Barbara
When my Exec term ended in December, I moved out of the Pres Suite in the Pi Phi chapter house and in to the senior house with my best friends. Although my days of having 3 meals prepared for me a day, my dishes done for me, and my bathroom cleaned twice a week are … More Lessons From Life in a Sorority House
Just one of my favorite things in the world is a good coffee shop, & luckily Santa Barbara has some great ones. The 2 story Starbs on State never fails, and there are tons of other great ones too like the French Press, and ones others rave about that I just haven’t tried yet, like … More What I Love About Santa Barbara: Coffee Shops!
Morgan was away this weekend and I cleaned our room to the cleanest it’s ever been, so I thought it was time to do the overdue tour of our room (that I was supposed to do last year when we moved in upstairs). This is her bed. I made it for her… This is my … More The Pres Suite
Operation come to DC and meet tons of cute boys has been (hopefully temporarily) put on hold, seeing as I am at work from 9 to almost 7 every day and all I want to do when I get home is get in bed…not even cook dinner. This is a serious dent in the plan…what … More Happy 1 week, internship<3
The first day of any job is one of the most intimidating things in the world. Today I was terrified to even write on the wrong piece of paper…just one small mistake like that and someone could think you’re the most incompetent human being in the world!!! This is what I keep telling myself to … More Words of Encouragement for the 1st Day of an Internship (from me to me)
Today, I made myself proud. I found my way to Trader Joe’s 8 blocks away. I then carried a bag of everything but food for dinner (who needs dinner anyway) back home in my strong arms. Then, I practiced my route to the building I will be interning at, on the metro, alone, flawlessly. Next, … More Day 1
Only one more week left of what seemed to be a never-ending quarter! I think I was definitely pushed to my limits the past 3 months and just overall challenged in overwhelming ways, but now that I’ve survived I can say that I’ve impressed myself and I CAN’T WAIT TO TAKE A WEEK OFF. This … More A Little Finals-Week Inspiration