There’s a different sense of competition that arises in the post-grad space after you finish the “traditional” 16 (or 18) years of schooling: preschool, K–12, plus college.… Read more “competition /ˌkämpəˈtiSH(ə)n/, n.”
shift /SHift/, v.
After a year of composing blog posts at my childhood desk back at home at my parents’ house, I have returned to my familiar, brother’s friend’s hand-me-down… Read more “shift /SHift/, v.”
adult /ˈadˌəlt/, n.
It bamboozles me a bit to think that I’ve officially spent one year of my life out of school. The time altogether has passed very quickly, but each of… Read more “adult /ˈadˌəlt/, n.”
patience /ˈpāSHəns/, n.
I took a break from blogging last week, hoping that it would give me an extra seven days to overcome the various forms of writer’s block I’ve been… Read more “patience /ˈpāSHəns/, n.”
When Old Becomes New: Moving Back Home
Hello friends, and apologies for the radio silence — It’s been a wild last few weeks, and even though I’ve had twice the number of thoughts in my… Read more “When Old Becomes New: Moving Back Home”
Finding Peace in Portland
It was the weekend just before finals week (May 8th, if my memory is serving me well) when I went out to brunch with my friend, Caroline,… Read more “Finding Peace in Portland”
What’s your M.O.?
“What’s your M.O.?” One of my brother’s close friends asked me this question earlier this week. I think I must have given her a funny look because… Read more “What’s your M.O.?”
commencement /kuh-mens-muhnt/, n.
the speech I would have given if I had been selected to be the student speaker at graduation
5 Items Checked Off the To Do List of a Graduand
Almost a year ago, I wrote a blog post titled “5 Items on the To Do List of a College Senior.” Big disclaimer, and a problem I’ve been… Read more “5 Items Checked Off the To Do List of a Graduand”
A Week of Lasts
I finished my last week of instruction as an undergraduate yesterday, and it was strangely anticlimactic. I took a quiz and a test this week in my… Read more “A Week of Lasts”