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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.

The Leaves Fall and the Leaf-Lovers Follow

It's definitely getting quite chilly here in Cambridge. I have a weather app on my phone that I check every morning before getting dressed,...

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...

America: The Target of All Polyglot Jokes

What do you call a person that speaks three languages? Trilingual. What do you call a person that speaks two languages? Bilingual. What do you call a person...

Swing Dancing with Strangers

With Dorm Crew over, (I made about 500 dollars and cleaned almost the same number of dorms), I had more free time to explore...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Oops, I Accidentally Dyed My Hair Black…

Well, it would seem my Africa trip documentation fizzled out. And then I went to Canada. And then Florida. And now I'm back in...

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...

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,...

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...

I Saw You Harvard

Here's the situation: As you are rushing across campus from one class to another, you stumble upon a fine specimen of the opposite sex. So...

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