Sometimes it Takes Longer Than Expected

Voted most likely to not succeed in junior high school, I was always messing up.  Academically I was pretty sound, but I was always stirring up conflict as a young girl. It was probably because I was going through such a hard time with my parents being divorced and my father remarrying–I was caught in…

If Hobbits Can Do It, So Can You!

Hopefully I am correct in assuming that most individuals know the story of Bilbo Baggins, the brave hobbit that went on an adventure to assist his friends, Gandalf the Wizard and the dwarves of Erebor, to reclaim their home. Now, this topic for a blog may seem a little nerdy and far-fetched, but bear with…

Letters to Tariq

Denver, October 14th, 2016 Dear Tariq, First of all, let me tell you that I hope that you and your family are in good health and that you are enjoying your life in Amman.  It has been quite a long time since the last time we talked and since that day, many things have changed. …

Enough.

As a perfectionist in college, life is tough. I feel like anything I do, it will never be the best it can be; it’ll never live to my standards and there will always be more that could’ve been done. This applies to practically everything. It’ll never be enough for school, it’ll never be enough for…

My Inner Thoughts

As I thought about what topic to write about, I wanted to blog about something positive, happy and uplifting.  Although many of us are still getting to know each other, I believe most people can see that I am upbeat and positive.  I like to joke, engage in other people’s conversations, help myself to food…