College is about finding yourself and finding your better half. And I’m not talking about a significant other, because that is not a thing I have found yet. Nor am I looking, for the record. Boys are a lot of work and I’m not real ready for that yet. But I have found my best… Continue reading 12 Reasons Finding a BFF is the Most Important Thing you do in College
Last night we went to see Wicked as our “end of semester treat.” And this week marks a lot of lasts. We had our last art class. We took our theater final. Our semester is quickly winding down. And this semester has taught me a lot. I mean, I learned about London and its history… Continue reading For Good
So, this week, I had to be a real RA for the first time all semester. Now really, that’s a lie. I’m always a real RA. I like to think I take good care of my residents and all that. But I had my first real problem this week. This actually started last week when… Continue reading College Lesson #34: Communication, communication, communication
It has come to my attention that there are just some complainy people (that’s a word now; I said it and that’s how new words happen) in the world. And that’s fine. You wanna complain about the mile-long to-do list you’ve got going, or the stuff you’ve gotta fill out, or the twelve tests you’ve… Continue reading College Lesson #31: Complaints ≠ Change
This week’s challenge is to write about a time you were scared. But not Halloween. I’ve always been scared of ridiculous things. Let’s be real. It always scared me to bring home bad grades to my parents (maybe because I never had much practice), or tell them I broke something. And movies used to scare… Continue reading Petrified
Today’s Daily Prompt is to write about a time when everything seemed to be going wrong and then you knew it would be okay. I have those on a regular basis. Here’s what they have taught me. In this life, there are times when everything seems unbearably hard and like nothing is going to work… Continue reading Breathe
This post is for the Idiot of the Week Blog Hop. When I was in high school, our school had a strict “No technology in the classroom” rule. And, to be fair, that makes sense as a bunch of fifteen-, sixteen-, seventeen-, and eighteen-year-olds should not be trusted with their phones, because, in all honesty,… Continue reading No Technology in the Classroom?