DIY Photo Advent Calendar

I wanted to make a photo advent calendar out of Instagram pictures, but had really no clue how to execute this idea because I am not much with the “crafts.” But, it turned out pretty adorable if I do say so myself, and my Mom loved the gift! Here is how this photo advent calendar […]

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Weirdos rule the world

As if I couldn’t love her enough, I recently discovered Amy Poehler’s social network: Smart Girls at the Party. SGATP.net. My favorite part of the site is Ask Amy, where Amy answers the questions of teenage girls in supportive, awesome, and Amy-sweet and funny ways. This one I saw on anxiety is not only full […]

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Happy New Year

However cliche, I get pretty sentimental and reflective as years come to an end. An LNE search of “resolution” ¬†brings up quite a few posts about resolutions, where the years have taken me, and where I want to go. So in that spirit, I’ll close 2012 with a few musings. 2012: The good and the […]

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For a New Beginning

For a New Beginning¬† In out-of-the-way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting until you were ready to emerge.   For a long time it has watched your desire, Feeling the emptiness growing inside you, Noticing how you willed yourself on, Still unable to […]

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30 years

Man. Thirty years is a long time, right? It’s longer than I’ve been alive (quite fittingly) and it’s the length of time that my parents have been married. In 1982 on the first day of spring my Dad and Mom got married. And thirty years later they are still more in love than most anyone […]

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Inspiration

A few months ago, I started thinking seriously about the rest of my life, my future, and what I wanted to do with my career. For years I had disregarded my medical hopes and dreams because of the effort and time involved in getting where I want to go. One day, I was discussing this […]

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Your moment(s) of zen

1. Go to this Web site. Do not fail. http://www.donothingfor2minutes.com/   2. Stop whatever you’re doing right now and choose five things for which you’re thankful at this moment. Big things, or little things. Try a little gratitude on for the next five minutes and see how it fits you.     3. Go here […]

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