The Elevator Speech for the College Student: The Skill Every College Student Needs to Master

Every college student has been asked “What’s your major?” too many times to count immediately followed by the inevitable “And what do you plan on doing with that?” question. For years I fumbled for an answer to explain that I had no idea, that I was still growing and developing, and the fact that I... Continue Reading →


Why My Fig Tree Died

"I saw myself sitting in the crotch of this fig tree, starving to death, just because I couldn't make up my mind which of the figs I would choose. I wanted each and every one of them, but choosing one meant losing all the rest, and, as I sat there, unable to decide, the figs... Continue Reading →

The Raven Boys Series by Maggie Stiefvater

Most know the author Maggie Stiefvater by her Shiver Trilogy. I have to say that The Raven Boys is a distinctly unique book. Maggie's book brings the reader into the lives of four main characters and the people that surround them. There's.... Blue Sergent who strains to find her own identity in a house full... Continue Reading →

5 Goals For The Next 5 Years

On August 26th, 2015 I wrote down a list of 5 goals for the next 5 years. This morning I couldn't sleep so I flipped through my journal. Sometimes I write notes about the person I wish to be. There's quick lists of possible careers and a whole host of other things. While I was... Continue Reading →

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