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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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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,...
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