Italy 2018: Rome

I’ve been sitting on these photos now for upwards of three weeks, and wanted to start getting them out sooner rather than later. So, without further adieu: Italy! I was lucky enough to take a twelve-day trip all over Italy with my family. To say it was the best vacation ever would be an understatement. […]

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Music I Love: Frightened Rabbit

I’ve been meaning to write about some of my favorite musicians that I’ve seen over the past year or so, but now feels like the best time, as one of my favorite bands, hands down, is Frightened Rabbit. After a long battle with depression and other mental health issues, the lead singer of the band, […]

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More books I read

I’ve been trying to write this since December. I guess I’ve been busy (reading) because every time I sat down to write, I ended up having to add more books. I’ve finally forced myself to sit down and bang this out, since I absolutely love recommending books, and I’ve read a TON lately. I need […]

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How the Internet Helped Save My Skin

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I learn best by reading. When I was struggling to learn multiplication in second grade, my mom bought me a book that showed me how and finally got math to click. I own almost the entire Gossip Girl book series because my mom would order boxed […]

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How the Internet Helped Save My Skin

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I learn best by reading. When I was struggling to learn multiplication in second grade, my mom bought me a book that showed me how and finally got math to click. I own almost the entire Gossip Girl book series because my mom would order boxed […]

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Mental Health Is Nothing to be Ashamed Of

Since it’s Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to step in and say something, since I have a very close relationship with mine. **Disclaimer, I’m obviously not a doctor, just an anxious person. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had anxiety. I refused to try new foods in restaurants, I had regular panic […]

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Book recommendations for people who #GetIt

I can’t emphasize enough how much reading has helped me throughout my life. In second grade, my mom gave me a book about multiplication because I was not grasping it in the classroom. In high school, she would buy me boxed set after boxed set because she always noticed how reading calmed me down. I […]

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#TRYING – Lauren Goewey

I met Lauren in sixth grade, when paired up for an anti-smoking project. While our peers made posters or pamphlets, Lauren and I filmed and produced (using iMovie in 2003!!) a MasterCard-style commercial, complete with a blooper reel. Needless to say, Lauren and I have remained close, and she has continued to kill it in […]

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