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This is where I write about me! Life updates, my time at Harvard, and all the adventures I've had with my family, especially my father, who passed away in January 2017.

26 Things My Father Loves (Happy Birthday ABCs)

Happy Birthday to my dad, who reads every post and calls me immediately after to comment on it and confirm that he read it....

Pg.217 of My 300 Page Autobiography: My UPenn App

Today, I've been backing up all the files on my computer in preparation for exams and stumbled upon my high school folder of college...

Bombings at The Boston Marathon

It's hard to understand why terrible things happen. Why they happen to other people and not you. And why sometimes, that annoying inconvenience of your day...

Celebrating Christmas Florida-Style

Happy holidays from Florida! It doesn't quite feel like Christmas with the warm weather and sunny skies, but I'll take it over what the weather...

Tug-of-War in Harvard Yard: Tourists, Ready Your Cameras

Something I have realized about Harvard is that the tourists never leave. It can be 10:30 at night or 8 in the morning, but no...

Manual Labor is not for Sissies

Because I just couldn't wait five more days to move into my dorm on August 26th's official moving day, I had to sign up...

Empowering Women to Lead: Sheryl Sandberg Speaks at Harvard

Stand up if you have ever said any of these words OUT LOUD:           "I am going to be #1 in...

To my Father: a Father’s Day Post

My father is the #1 follower of my blog. Of the total number of "pecks" (site visits) I've had so far, he has probably...

The Three Harvard Traditions

There are three Harvard traditions that every freshman learns of soon after arriving on campus. Now, these aren't traditions you would hear about browsing...

One More Continent Checked Off the List

Every year, Harvard gives its students the full month of January off, so after all the hubbub of final exams, Christmas, and New Year’s...

25 Things I’m Grateful for Upon Turning 25

Now that I am turning 25, it's time to take a moment and thank all the amazing people in my life who have loved me...

Dear Dad – Eulogy for My Father

I read this eulogy at my father's funeral service on January 13th at St. John's Episcopal Church in Tampa, Florida:   A Letter to my Father Dad,...

Moving Up to Cambridge

I flew up to Cambridge, Massachusetts today. It didn't really hit me that I was leaving home until the plane was circling to land....

Please Stop Sneaking into My Dorm, I Can Tell You’re a...

Due to the exorbitant amount of tourists on campus, Harvard keeps certain buildings on lock-down to prevent "tourist snooping," a common curse of the...

Filling the Church for My Future Funeral (Maintaining Meaningful Relationships)

A few months ago, I read something that asked, Envision your funeral: What would you want said about you? Who would you hope to be in attendance? At...
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