Sophomore year at UTC is here! I moved in last Friday into a beautiful 3 bedroom/2 bath house near campus with three new roommates. Since they moved in at the beginning of the summer the shared spaces were mostly set up already but my half (of the master bedroom) was bare and ready for decoration. … More Going South Round 2
It’s been a long time since I have last posted on here. But from my last post until a lot has happened but the biggest thing being… Freshman year is over! How crazy!! Honestly there were so many days I thought this would never happen but it has and I am so happy. This year … More What Freshman Year Has Taught Me
Hey y’all! I am sorry for the long time no post but for the past two weeks I have been acclimating myself to second semester. Which that came up quick and I can’t believe I’m already done with two weeks of it. I have a feeling this semester is going to fly by. I had … More Off with a bang!
As 2016 comes to a close it’s time to do a little reflection. It has been an insanely busy year but I am so happy for every opportunity I have received. I graduated high school, traveled to Haiti, turned 18 and started college all within three months which is crazy. Beyond those three crazy months, … More Goodbye 2016!
They say the death of someone close to you doesn’t get easier but that you just begin to adapt to life without them. And to some extent I think that’s true. Just over a year ago I lost my grandma to cancer. We just celebrated our second Christmas without her and just like last year … More A Year Later
After 4 months, 2 plane rides and 6.5 hours of travel time today I have made it home! I am exhausted but I am home in my bed with my bags yet to be unpacked. I have eaten real food and I am so happy. I am back in the cold. I can see snow out … More Home Sweet Home
It’s hard to believe but my first semester of college is already over. I only have class left, a final portfolio, a final paper and 2 final tests left before I board a plane home to Minnesota in two weeks. I cannot believe how fast these past few months have gone. I honestly feel like … More First Semester Life Lessons
Tonight I got a notification from CNN that caught my attention more than most do. It was a story from Chattanooga, TN about a school bus. It hit home for two big reasons: 1. I call Chattanooga home and 2. School bus= children= future career. I instantly clicked on the story and the first thing … More Heartbreak and Horror
Sorry for the way delayed update. But it’s been quite a crazy few weeks. Between getting ready to sign up for classes next semester, Halloweekend, seeing my parents (!) and getting sick it’s been a busy time. That has been the past month and a half in a nutshell. Like every other part of my … More Parents, Halloween and Sicknesses
For over a year now my blog has been filled with talk of college. I have brought y’all through every step of the process. In real life so many of you were praying for my journey and I wanted to keep everyone updated because as many of you know my choice was not easy. Choosing … More When God Says No