We all know about the Great Chicago Fire that occurred in 1871 and some story about a cow. And from the ashes of that great fire, the Chicago skyline we know and admire has risen.Read more "Architecture second to none"
A lot has changed since my last blog post written way back in September. I celebrated my one year work anniversary (a real feat if you understand just how common a notion it was to pick up and move jobs and/or cities), I turned 27, I found the love of my life, and I went […]Read more "I went to a Nickelback concert. Willingly."
Magic Men – Paris We’ll go ahead and start this continued list with a cliche… A song named after a famous city. Regardless, Magic Men is an up-and-coming band with a likeness for songs named after locations; give Texas a listen as well. This catchy pop hit is ideal for an upcoming European adventure, or […]Read more "Your travel playlist, part two"
Your decision to go abroad can be a tough one. A number of factors will weigh heavy but ultimately this choice, and likewise what you will take away from the experience, is up to you.Read more "A young woman’s guide to navigating life abroad"
I remember one of the first times I felt like I found something I loved doing. I was a high school sophomore in one of my favorite classes, The Basics of Web Design. When I look back on it now, it’s comical to think of the page I was creating. Overpopulated and messy as it was, I remember how […]Read more "On finding yourself"
The older I get, and cliche as it may be, I try to take experiences, both good and bad, and turn them into a lesson learned. Take for example an incident that happened about a year ago while I was visiting one of my best friends in Louisville, very much on a whim. While going […]Read more "To dare greatly"
Alt-J – Taro If you haven’t yet heard of Alt-J, I’m absolutely convinced they will top your 2014 playlists. Touring and quickly gaining popularity on just one studio album, this British band is one to watch. ‘Taro’ is one of my favorite songs from their 2012 album An Awesome Wave and the accompanying video is […]Read more "Your travel playlist"