Class of 2017

The following is the speech I submitted to be the undergraduate student commencement speaker, for which I was first runner-up, at Emmanuel College for the Class of 2017. “Good afternoon fellow graduates, faculty, staff, family, and friends, I would like to start off by forewarning you that public speaking is not my strong suit, but…

YouTube

Hello everyone! So, I made an intro video for a YouTube channel I have decided to start and hope to upload there consistently (just like I say I hope to do with this blog and we see how well that’s gone… Ha) Life is busy and the end of college is a crazy time –…

BANGS Shoes

Hello everyone! One of my goals for 2017 was to become a BANGS shoe ambassador and I did it! BANGS is a shoe company founded by Hannah Davis and the main mission of this company is to help people find (and fund) their adventure – 20% of their net profit gets invested to help others start…

A Trip Down Under!

G’day mates! I have been home in Boston for just over a week now from my whirlwind two-week trip to Australia. Aside from the fact that I got to kick of 2017 in a new country,  I also went to Australia to visit one of my best friends who I met during my semester abroad…

2016

Dear 2016, Thank you for being one of the best years of my life. Yes, you read that correctly.  As I sit in the airport preparing for my next big adventure that begins January 1, 2017 I can’t help but reflect on what 2016 brought me. This past year has been absolutely life changing. To point…

Short Story

“The Letter” I decided to go up to my brother’s room after I ate dinner and before anyone else got home. I walked into the dimly lit room and sat on the unmade bed. What a terrible way to start the summer, I thought. If my mother knew I was in here she would freak…

My Post-Election Open Letter

If you had asked me on any day leading up to November 8, 2016 about my feelings towards the election I would have quite honestly been rather blasé about the entire thing, and I definitely did not think I would be posting something on my blog about it. I will be completely honest when prefacing this post by…

My Fall Outfits

As we roll into November here in Massachusetts we begin bundling up for the winter ahead. Before it starts hitting freezing temperatures, and for those of you in places where it’s still perfect fall weather, I wanted to share a few of the outfits I have really loved this season! Shoes: H&M, Black Jeans: Levis, Over-sized Denim…

Last Minute Halloween Costume

Happy Halloween everyone! Halloween weekend starts in a few days and if you’re anything like me you probably haven’t put a ton of thought into your costume. I am actually headed to Missouri State University for the weekend to celebrate with one of my best friends from when I studied abroad in London! I’m very…

My Adoption Story: A (short) Open Letter

Something I have never really written about, or probably even mentioned on my blog, is the fact that I’m adopted. The reason for this is not because I’m upset by it or try to ignore it, if you know me at all it’s actually quite the opposite, but simply because it’s so apart of me…

Tuesday Tunes ~ National Coming Out Day

Hello lovely people! I hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend and their Tuesday doesn’t feel completely like a Monday. To continue my trend of “Tunesday” posts, but also give a nod to National Coming Out Day, today’s selections will be by some LGBTQ+ artists I enjoy. Halsey Fame came overnight for Halsey with the release…