I recently learned I’m a part of Generation Z, technically, which partly negates several things I’ve written about millennials with personal anecdotes. I guess I’m on the cusp, the first (or second, depending on which publication you read,) year of the new generation. So, claiming both, these are some of the things my two generations have in common: mirror selfies, mom jeans and a deep, conflicting, complex love of smartphones. Bringing those three things together,… View Post

You have a day off. It’s a rare occurrence, actually having uninterrupted free time. I mean, it’s not totally uninterrupted. There’s that piece due, and you really should text your family/friends/that person you said you’d meet up with that you’ve been waiting for a free minute to see. What about those articles piling up in your to-read list? Weren’t you going to finish that book, the one you’re reading half a chapter at a time?… View Post

This is my “things are getting mighty personal” face. On the way back from a recent weekend trip to Lake Placid, I jotted down a post idea in my phone. This happens probably every day, whether it’s a serious story idea, a funny blog post idea, or anything in between. Most of the time, the ideas stay in my notes app (rip to all the things I haven’t written/maybe never will) but sometimes, they get… View Post

Heyyy friends! Here are some photos of life I slapped a filter on to make look artsier! These are some fun times, but if we’re being honest here (and we’re always being honest here) most of my last few months have looked like this: classes, meetings, me with my laptop eating mac and cheese in Panera Bread, me thinking I should probably eat a vegetable and less mac and cheese, me at my internship (which… View Post

I’ve always had a hard time telling if I’m weird or if everyone feels this way. But guess what, that’s what memes are for! Remember those Facebook pages circa 2009? The ones that were like “I like to dip bread in the pickle juice at the bottom of the jar” and everyone who also liked to do that “liked” it. And on your profile, all the 500 pages that weren’t really pages — there was… View Post