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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.

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....

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...

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,...

There’s a Class for Eating Food?!

It's been awhile since my last update, and I already have my class schedule figured out now, but before I did, I went through...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fifteen Things that Change After Getting a Dog

In honor of National Dog Day (today), here's a "listicle" where really I'm just sharing photos of my dog... Without further ado- 15 Things that...

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...

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...

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...

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