On March 12th – 20th, 2017, I had the opportunity to study abroad with my school to study biomimicry and sustainability. We traveled all over Costa Rica. This was my second time out of the country, and it was amazing to experience yet another culture in a different part of the world! 3.12.17. Travel day. Flew… Continue reading Travel Diary – Costa Rica | March 2017
My 2017 should be better than 2016. I feel like it’s a trendy thing to hate on 2016 (for arguably good reasons), but for me personally, it was just a *meh* year. Nothing too exciting or terrible happened. But for the first time in a long time, I’m actually really excited for the new year. I… Continue reading Looking ahead to 2017
When Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 came out in theaters, I was fully anticipating that there would be no more new Harry Potter stories. Then Harry Potter and the Cursed Child came out, and now, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The inner Harry Potter nerd in me is gleefully, almost… Continue reading Initial thoughts about “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
I am a book nerd. I love the idea of escaping into a world that isn’t your own. Having a bad day? Go to Hogwarts. Go to the future. Visit the past. Join the circus. Solve a murder mystery. Save the world. The list is literally endless. These are a few of my favorite stories.… Continue reading A list of my all-time favorite books
Falls Creek was established in 1917 and is now the largest Christian youth camp in the world. I cannot express how much this place means to me. Located in the Arbuckle Mountains right next to the small town of Davis, Oklahoma, you’ll find about 5,000 kids here each week for the entire summer. Not just… Continue reading Jesus, Falls Creek, Coffee, Repeat
October 16th, 2014 changed my life. The day that i heard the news that my dad had been diagnosed with cancer was without a doubt one of the most difficult days of my entire life. The day that he passed away, a mere month later, wasn’t any easier. It’s hard to put into words what… Continue reading Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times.