does your degree determine your career?

when I headed off to college, leaving behind my generic high school days, prom memories, and hot lunches, I didn’t really know what I wanted to study. I’d been a good student and knew the general subjects that I enjoyed, but I wasn’t hell bent…

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reacting selectively

  for most of us, the world is full of both really amazing things and an abundance of stressors. the stressors come in all shapes and sizes and it’s pretty amazing to me how quickly a small stressor can turn into something much bigger, whether it’s…

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things happen in three’s

it’s funny how things tend to happen in three’s. three musketeers, three stooges, three flavors of ice cream in a neapolitan. and for me, three amazing things have happened. the mr and I bought our very first house, which feel so adult and so huge….

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taking it easy

“taking it easy” is something that’s hard for me to do. even when I’m on vacation or waking up on a sunday morning, it’s hard for me to justify a slow start to the day, relax, or just refrain from doing much. in my mind,…

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preparing for an absence

  whether you’re getting ready for a week long vacation, or a much longer absence like maternity leave or a sabbatical, preparing before you leave is pertinent in making sure you leave everything in a good place. when I first started thinking about how to…

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