Yesterday I had to have my blood drawn. For most people, this wouldn’t warrant much discussion, but I’m a wimp when it comes to needles or spiders, so it’s usually a conversation piece. I’m the kind of person who would love to donate blood but couldn’t unless knocked out (which I’ve volunteered for!). I don’t […]

I was denied the opportunity to do many of the things I wanted to do early in my life. I didn’t make the high school soccer team; I didn’t make it into IB Art; I didn’t get to study four years at Trinity College; I didn’t get a job within the first year of graduating […]

I’ve struggled for a few months now with the idea of going back to school to get my MBA. I seem to be one of a few people who really enjoy taking classes online, so I keep thinking about how I could manage that on top of my work schedule with relative ease. That being […]

I’ve decided that to spite the many disappointments of my life, it’s time to concentrate on what I’m most thankful for. So here it is: Last fall, I was the only one to be double-billed in a local magazine distributed throughout our community on a quarterly basis. That may not seem like much to some […]

I’ve thought about this post all day. It started with a phone call I got this morning that left me feeling useless. Recently I was assigned  several duties at work, one of which is Leave of Absence management. Any time someone goes out for surgery, maternity leave, disability, or anything else employees tend to go […]

I was flipping through my travel log yesterday only to discover one of my most memorable experiences abroad. It occurred exactly three years ago while I was studying in Ireland and had such an impact on me that I decided to write about it for my portfolio during my senior year of college. For your […]

This is my first week back from vacation, and frankly, it was awful. I took a trip down to San Diego to see some friends for the 4th of July and had a great time stuffing my face with Funfetti cupcakes and potato tacos. We lounged in front of the pool, were attacked by firework […]