Last May I graduated college. Now, mid-October, hundreds of posts are flooding the social media feeds begrudging midterm exams, expressing worn emotions after all-nighter studying sessions, and anticipating that letter grade at the end of it all. I was out of it all a year early. Three years was enough for me. I rushed through … Continue reading Not Living by the Grade
Today, for the first day in about a month, I wore full face makeup. This means I went beyond the chapstick and dash of mascara. Oh no, this was the full nine yards. Primer, foundation, concealer, contour, highlight, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, brows, tinted lip moisturizer. Today my manager told me, "you look better rested today." … Continue reading I’m tired.
When your future, religion, and mental space attack you all at the same time.
The wooden door pulls open with one tug and with it comes a waft of aromas. Fruity, nutty, floral, bitter, and sweet exist all in one. The smell is freshly pulled espresso. This is what you walk into when you go to a coffee shop. Almost every morning now I go to one coffee shop, … Continue reading I’m a Barista
The first time I shadowed in a newspaper office didn't bode well.
First mini summer adventure of 2018 was one for the blog.
It is SUPER important to understand the importance of losing. I recently lost but at the same time, I won some really awesome opportunities. Check it out.