Tag: college relationships

Weekend R&R

Weekend R&R

In my last post I discussed burnout and ways to prevent it. Fortunately, I followed my own advice this weekend and gave myself the luxury of spending a day at the beach. The weather was gorgeous, with the exception of a small sun shower, and…

Assassin

Assassin

Maybe it’s something about beginners luck, my daily horoscope or simply coincidence, but I’d prefer to believe that stumbling across the exciting events that I do is simply a checked box in my to-do list created for me by some higher power. Kind of a…

Many The Miles…

Many The Miles…

Distance has a way of defining people. It can restrict the accumulation of new experiences and perspectives, and at the same time it can cause one to realize how fortunate they are with what they have. To many, distance from a loved one translates to…

Beauty & the Brunch

Beauty & the Brunch

Historically speaking, brunch has gone through three phases— it began in Britain as a privilege for the wealthy, moved to the US as a way for Hollywood stars to eat glamorously after early morning plane rides in the 1930’s, and was known as the “varsity”…

Time to Equalize the Playing Field

Time to Equalize the Playing Field

Everyone talking about double standards raises awareness about their existence and does nothing to actually fix them. We hear about double standards when it comes to “teacher’s pets,” the treatment of student-athletes, and expectations for what is considered to be appropriate professional attire for males…

New York, I'm Honored

New York, I'm Honored

Musings from the top of the Empire State Building, Floor 102 A lot of times in life things seem to move so fast that we can barely catch our breath and find the energy to keep up. The incessant vibrancy and energy that the city…

The Seekers

The Seekers

The stars play hide and seekWith the skylines in your eyesDouble vision horizonsDeepening blue ocean tonesLightweight tinseled breath,Inhaling constellations — connections.Under the surface, we exist.We are the seekers.But what are “we”?Each twinkling shoots,Knocking their neighbors like bocce in summerBringing them closer, more intimate,Yet further by…

Fences and Thrones

Fences and Thrones

If only you’d stopped running,You’d know the truth by now,If you’d only brought your head backDown from all those clouds,And I’m disappointed that in all thatTime you were the one,Who would blend with all the others—Another one that loves to run.So you’re sitting on the…