Home Sweet Home

After 14 states checked off and almost 3700 miles driven, Matt and I arrived in Ithaca, NY to move in and start the school year. I’d never even seen our new house or met our two other housemates before moving in, so I was a little nervous and a lot excited. Turns out I absolutely…

On The #AtoZChallenge

Fun. Exhilarating. Challenging. Busy. Those are probably the four best words to describe the A-Z Challenge. In April I undertook the challenge of writing 26 posts, both alphabetical and themed around college. I completed the challenge, so obviously I’m qualified to give you unsolicited advice about how to do it too. Unsolicited Advice PREWRITE. You’ve…

What Happens When…?

What happens when you decide to do a roundup every 2-3 months and then forget until right before starting the April A to Z Challenge? You catch up of course! Here’s some of my best posts since December, in which I answer life’s burning questions: December 1. What happens when…gender influences your book choices? 2. What happens when…you put…

NaBloPoMo Roundup and Reflection

November was a serious blogging month for me. Thirty posts written for NaBloPoMo, twenty photoblogs for Photography 101, one interview for a podcast, and the one thousand total WP followers milestone (thank you thank you thank you!!). Here are some of the highlights from NaBloPoMo. Your favorites: If We Were Having Coffee (Drowning and Excitement Editions) Not Just Ramen Changing…

Photo101 Gallery and Reflection

Every day in November I posted both a written piece for NaBloPoMo and a photo for the WordPress Photography 101 course. Doing just one or the other would’ve been WAY less stressful, but why not go all out? Here are my takeaways from Photo101: I didn’t take a single new photo for the course. Mostly that was due to…