Running through airports and other ways I’ve managed to avoid the gym (and blogging) while abroad

Below are a few of the reasons why I've waited so long to post since I've been abroad. I got trapped in the bathroom of my flat and am now making a short, comedic film about the experience as a final class project. I've begun to use the word flat. And cheers. And I replace "excuse me" [...]

Curiosity saved the college student

As children we ask questions.  What does this mean? Why is the sky blue? Where are we going? Are we there yet? Why are your legs hairy? Why aren't your legs hairy? Why do people die? And a slew of other zany and uncomfortable inquiries adults around us gawked at or were annoyed by. We'd get [...]

When one door closes another one is, well, still closed

Sarah Paulson recently did an interview with GQ magazine on succeeding too early in your career. My initial thought was, don't worry Ms. Paulson, I'm definitely not. The bolded interview headers were witty, to the point and entirely too relatable. From "don't keep calm, but carry on" to "true success is: naps", Paulson really hits [...]

“At least we can say we did it.”: The Festival Myth

I was sitting on a curb near the port-a-potty kingdom at Lollapalooza this year when I overheard a very sunburnt, very tired looking mom say to her daughter, "Well, honey, at least we can say we did it." I watched as the daughter nodded in agreement while taking a sip out of her special edition [...]