Life in maize and blue.

"Wherever you go, go with all your heart." -Confucius

All By My Lonesome

For the next two weeks, I am home alone. Despite being nineteen, my parents have never done this before, perhaps for good reason. One too many teens in my small … Continue reading

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11 a.m. Water Aerobics Ladies

Lifeguarding the 11 a.m. water aerobics class was more like listening to the Desperate Housewives reminisce and less like your average, boring summer employment. These ladies, with their floral one … Continue reading

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Freshman 15 Fool

It’s probably the most cliche phrase you’ll hear when entering college. “Watch out for the freshman 15!” “Oh, just wait for that freshman 15!” The daunting two letter banality is … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The “Playlist of My Life”

“How many times are you going to play that song tonight?” Nick asked from across the room. It was She’s So High by Tal Bachman. “Probably a few dozen,” I … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · Leave a comment