A Year of Growth

Dear 2019, You were a year of independence, of growth, of peace, a year of love. You brought me genuine friendships and abundant laughter. You were also a year that brought hardship, challenges, heartache and confusion. Ultimately, you brought me me. Not the me that anyone else wants me to be, but who I always … Continue reading A Year of Growth

Saying Yes to my Biggest Dream

Travel is something that I have always dreamed about. This past year I decided that I wanted to go on a solo trip. This idea seemed insane to many around me, my parents especially. For months I was watching flights, looking at hostels, planning everything down to the dollar. I wanted to go in October, … Continue reading Saying Yes to my Biggest Dream

I’m Done!

Wow. Wednesday. June 5th. 8 pm. The moment I had waited months for finally arrived. Twelve years of public school, finished and I all I can say is "wow". High school graduation may not seem like a big deal to some, but I can honestly say that for me, graduating was a pivotal moment in … Continue reading I’m Done!

Looking Ahead – 2019

As soon as the clock hit midnight, I suddenly became overwhelmed with a variety of emotions. I stood next to my best friend, who has been by my side for a majority of the good, bad and ugly of high school, and she looked at me with a "holy crap, this is our year" look … Continue reading Looking Ahead – 2019

Travel Bucket List

It is said that if you write down your dreams, you're more likely to achieve them. My goals are slightly unconventional though. They aren't as much tasks that can be completed as they are adventures that can be remembered forever. The world is huge, but that doesn't scare me. What scares me is never seeing … Continue reading Travel Bucket List