Falling in a Rhythm

The past month has brought about the end of summer with colder weather and darker days and a busier work season—a reminder of the routine of winter. It’s hard to believe that a year ago this past week was my first week at my job and the first week of making the routine that has now become the norm. While it’s only been a year, … Continue reading Falling in a Rhythm

Fulbright and the Chicago Skyline

Finding that Thing

It seems like everyone’s searching for something that makes life worthwhile. I think we all share the common things—friends, family etc—but there’s always the extra thing that’s unique to each person that makes you feel like you’re really contributing to something bigger and more exciting than yourself. In my college essay, I wrote about my “thing” being fashion, but really at the deeper level, I … Continue reading Finding that Thing

North Laine, Brighton

A Taste of Home

Since my last post, I have been closer to home both in my activities and in my literal location. It started 2 weeks ago with a really awesome week of teaching. On Tuesday I had a day where I literally couldn’t help thinking: I have THE COOLEST job ever!! This was my day: Woke up at 7:30am and went for my last early morning run … Continue reading A Taste of Home