Hello, Boston

If my life were a movie, this would be the overly dramatic punchline: “After months of mental preparation, 20-year-old college girl from Florida arrives in Boston with three duffel bags of Space Bag-sealed clothes, her laptop and a dream.” Okay, key phrase: overly dramatic. Since my life isn’t a movie and I don’t go about […]

What Mommies Do Best, 2017 Edition

When I was little, I had a lot of favorite bedtime stories (i.e. “Harold and the Purple Crayon”, “Little Blue and Little Yellow” and many more) – but one of my all-time favorites was “What Mommies Do Best” (which, when you flipped it over, was also “What Daddies Do Best”). The book featured illustrations of different mother/child scenarios – i.e. “Mommies can […]

Travel Diary: St. Thomas + St. John

Last month, I visited St. Thomas and St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The islands are home to incredible beaches and nature, rich history and vibes so laid-back, I found myself questioning where I was in the world (when, in fact, I was technically still in the United States). I’m back at school now, so writing this and looking through […]

Twenty, Or Something

I am turning 20 in less than a week. I know most people my age don’t really consider a person’s 20th birthday to be a milestone (in the United States, at least). However, I think age 20 is a pretty big deal. I’ve been alive for two decades. Two decades! As my Nana would say, “Isn’t that something?” The big “2-0” is not something […]