I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

I settled down in the lawn chair, looking out into the changing colors of the woods, wrapping my blanket around my legs. The air was cool, a slight breeze picking up every now and then. The sun was shining down on my face through the trees, warming me. I reached into my backpack and pulled [...]

Passion Burnout

Passion Burnout

For a long time I’ve carried an image of the ideal person I wish to be. This person does everything right. She knows exactly who she is. She goes to bed early, she works out, spends time with God, writes every day, eats well, maintains relationships and makes everyone she knows feel loved. She is [...]

Social Media Detox

Social Media Detox

In the last decade, social media has taken over our culture. I was in junior high when a lot of the popular sites came out, like Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram. I even remember having a Twitter "before it was cool" and being so annoyed with everyone from Facebook making Twitter accounts and "ruining it." Twelve-year-old [...]

Summer Plans

Summer Plans

I am so excited about these next few months! Already my summer is jam-packed with both career-building opportunties as well as adventures. I graduate in December, so this summer is my last as a student before I enter into the "real" world (hopefully with a job). A lot of my summer plans kick off next [...]

C’est Macaron

C’est Macaron

When I was growing up, I thought that macarons were the weirdest looking dessert ever. I had only seen pictures, and assumed they would be gross. I remember someone telling me they were made with almond flour, so I immediately wondered who on Earth would want to eat a nut cookie. I assumed they'd have [...]