Amidst a conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, I found myself in a country I knew next to nothing about. Aside from being near Vietnam and once housing one of the darkest genocides in human history, you don’t hear a lot about it. But during a short afternoon I had free, I set out to explore… Read More Shall We Gather at the River?
A 48-hour transit to the other side of the world? You best believe I documented the entire thing.… Read More 48-Hour Transit: A Journal Across the World
Part II of a reunion post dedicated to my study abroad friends. This year, we took the midwest by corn.… Read More Fields of Dreams
You can’t live in a different country for half a year and not assimilate into its culture somehow. This is how an American went British… sort of.… Read More Going British
Today, high school is different than it was when you were there in countless ways, but there is one thing that is exactly the same: high school ballgames.… Read More Rules for Attending a Ballgame in High School
People have this preconceived notion that college students live such extraordinary lives in the summer. Yes, we will have the occasional road trip, or theme park visit, or social media post that will make others think we are always up to something exciting. However, it’s usually quite routine. The following is an average day for… Read More A Summer Day in the Life of a College Student
The latest Facebook trend in the south is undoubtedly the “Cold Water Challenge.” This possibly has not traveled to the north yet, or maybe it has already passed there and is just now making its way to my little county. Nevertheless, my Facebook feed is a quilted pattern of people getting soaked for a cause.… Read More From Ice Buckets to Swimming Pools: The Cold Water Challenge
Well this last week has been my Spring Break. It was my first Spring Break of college and you know what that means: I’ve gotten craaaazy!!! I’ve spent every morning regretting the night before, consisting of late hours and excessive drinking. I have drank more than I ever have before and my motto has been… Read More My Spring Break: Drinking and Strippers
I’m currently sitting in the waiting room at a doctor’s office. My allergies are acting as the bane of my existence and I temporarily cannot breathe through my nose. I am surrounded by fellow mouth-breathers while listening to the medley of coughs, insignificant muttering, and deep sniffles in dire need of tissues. There is a… Read More Is There a Doctor in the House?