If there was something to perfectly encapsulate what I have discovered this semester, it is the words of Emily McDowell found above. When I arrived in at OSU on Aug the 20th, I did the whole, "I know what I'm doing" act, but on the inside was saying "I'm here to find myself." In a … Continue reading We made it: one semester down!
You know when you go back to your elementary school and as you stand in the hall, it's all much smaller, a bit "Honey I shrunk the school" kind of feeling? For the first time in 7 years, I drove to my parent's house. There was no airplane involved, no coordinating with rides, no fear … Continue reading Shame and Identity
I've been finding myself more and more invested in Casey Tygrett's book, becoming curious, mostly because it arose in my life rather ironically, but so perfectly situated itself with my current being. She states "First things are fragile, and first words can be dangerous." I am feeling the weight of these words so so much more … Continue reading On the topic of “firsts”