Inspiration

How I Knew I Wanted to Be a Teacher

How I Knew I Wanted to Be a Teacher

  At the beginning of the summer, our local newspaper interviewed me for a story, which was pretty weird. My college had sent out an article they wrote because I had spoken at our convocation ceremony, but locally, they picked up the story because they […]

What to Do When You Get the Dream Job

What to Do When You Get the Dream Job

    I came to a really terrifying realization the other day. I’m twenty two years old and the next major milestone in my life will be my wedding. Pretty sure I’m still internally screaming as I type this. A few weeks ago, a day […]

Please, Don’t Ask Me Again

Please, Don’t Ask Me Again

  “Sometimes what we want doesn’t happen when or how we want it to. But that doesn’t mean the answer is “no” it just means the answer is “not now.” – Sarah Centrella   No matter how you ask it, it’s all the same question. […]

This One’s For the Girls

This One’s For the Girls

  “Female friendships that work are relationships in which women help each other belong to themselves.” – Louise Bernikow   One Saturday night, a few weekends ago, I was sitting around a roaring fire with a group of friends. For a moment, everything went a […]

To Be Or Not To Be.. Single

To Be Or Not To Be.. Single

  “As a self described idealist, I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I’m in between romances at the moment.” – Carl Henegan   You hear it in bar stool stories and coffee shop murmurs, quips of passing conversations on your […]

Careful Newport, Your Privilege is Showing

Careful Newport, Your Privilege is Showing

  “Those who have the privilege to know, have the duty to act.” – Albert Einstein   It’s tourist season in Newport again. Mopeds and bicycles, bucket hats and hawaiian shirts flood the roads. Families stroll down Brick Market Place as couples toast with champagne, […]