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New Beginnings: Summer in Review & Fall Preview

For me, September has always felt like the start of something new (*cue Troy and Gabriella’s karaoke song*)—a new beginning. For 22 years of my life, it signaled the start of a new school year—we started in August, but I always felt like the real work kicked in the week after Labor Day—and a new school year meant the potential for knowledge and discovery.     September meant new books to buy, new people to meet in my socially awkward…

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Weekend Reads 09

Can you guys believe it’s already September?! I feel like just yesterday I was starting my new job and playing in the snow and it’s crazy to think that that is almost here again (kinda). I also walked outside…

Weekend Reads 08

Hello, everyone! I hope you had a lovely week. Work has kept me super busy, which is exhausting but nice. I even got on a roll and drafted a 2,000-word blog post one night. Lots of interesting stuff to…

Weekend Reads 07

I hope everyone had a lovely week! I’ve been super busy with work and can’t believe how fast time flies in the real world. It’s already back to school time and it’s weird not going back… Anyways, even if I’m not at…

Inside the Weekend of a Highly Introverted Person

Weekends are my sanctuary. In my former life, I was definitely an old English grandma (or so I’ve been told, by numerous people on many different occasions), so naturally, my weekends are spent recharging my old soul and relaxing whenever…

Weekend Reads 06

Well hello again! It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these. I haven’t been very good about planning ahead with this blog (something I’m working on!) so when I went to DC for the weekend, I didn’t have…

What Adventure Means to Me

I was reading an issue of Travel & Leisure over the weekend and something the Editor-in-Chief Nathan Lump said about adventure stuck with me: “Adventure isn’t about climbing Mount Everest—or it doesn’t have to be. It’s about doing something…