a beautiful morning

“Let me start by saying — nothing extraordinary happened today. “

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a new generation of dreamers

just something to think about when you see those freshmen in your hall or classroom or the line for panda express.

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right in the feels

Emotions, or feelings, are not everyone’s favorite thing to talk about. But…The past few weeks in my honors interpersonal communications course, we’ve dedicated our time to learning about, expressing our own, and understanding others’ emotions. I’ve always known that I’m an emotional person. I have always thought that I wore my heart on my sleeve…

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Rose Colored Glasses

“I wish you could see you the way that I see you.” Has anyone ever heard the expression of wearing “rose colored glasses?” It means to see things in a way as if they may be better than they truly are. With the people I love, I guarantee that my glasses are the rosiest. When…

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looking beyond fear…

In my previous post I talked about my sense of adventure being overrun by fear. This week, it took all of my strength to not hyperventilate while the car I was in was weaving in and among the traffic of Minneapolis. Big cities are not my thing. Traffic sends my brain into overdrive and my…

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significance

sig·nif·i·cance /siɡˈnifikəns/ noun 1. the quality of being worthy of attention; importance. 2. the meaning to be found in words or events. This word came to mind yesterday as I looked at the scene pictured above. It’s not a sky full of stars, but a sea of cell phone flashlights shining in the darkness at the…

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