Bearing Fruit (or Roses!)

I walk past a line of rose bushes in front of my house every day. I never really focus on them because I am just so focused on getting through the door. Until about a month after living here, when my dad mentioned that I should trim the old buds off so new come in …

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21st Birthday of Service

From a young age, my birthday has been made a large event by all my family and friends. My dad brought me doughnuts and juice boxes to school, my mom would help me make cupcakes and deliver my favorite flowers. I like most people have to admit, all the sweet birthday wishes and parties are …

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Conquering Copenhagen

The first few days in Copenhagen I felt like a little lost puppy. I couldn't read most things, couldn't overhear conversations, and google maps attached at my hip. Our SRA's (Social Residence Assistants) from my apartment were very helpful with introducing us to the grocery store and metro which made things a little easier! I …

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How many dresses would it take?

Wearing a dress everyday of December sounds a little silly right? Well when you know your effort is benefiting a worthy cause it was a sacrifice I was willing to take. Dressember is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and fights against human trafficking worldwide. As a Dressember participant I stood as a symbol for …

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