Explore Rochester

Before meandering my way to the magic city, I spent nearly 22 years (aka my entire lifespan) in Rochester, NY. I’ve learned that if you tell anyone you’re from New York, they’ll immediately assume you’re referring to the most iconic, vivacious city in the world- not Upstate. Rochester was long overdue for some celebration of […]

The Beauty in the Unknown

The idea of graduation always felt like a lightyear away until about three months ago. I tasted a drop of the unknown last spring, after having six rounds of Skype interviews with an advertising agency of my dreams, then eventually turning down their internship offer. Why? Timing, among other things such as the unfathomable living […]

Hello Inspiration, Do You Read Me?

Sometimes we find ourselves waking up on the wrong side of the bed without intention. Sometimes, through no fault of our own, the sun doesn’t have the energy to fight it’s way through the intrepid storm, leaving us with less than a pep in our step. Sometimes we are the sun itself, maneuvering an overcast […]

21 Things I’ve Learned at 21

Your Dreams Won’t Chase You You aren’t their priority. They don’t really care about you. In fact, your dreams most likely occupy the musings of so many others, you’ll be hard-pressed to wake up and see them waiting on your bedside table. Don’t play hard to get with your dreams. Find an accomplice if you […]

What 8am Taught Me, and Other Internship Lessons

I’m not much of a morning person, but you could say 8am and I have surpassed our acquaintance status and are in the midst of a budding friendship. The radio talk shows, parking garage rooftop views and last minute powdered donuts have been a glimpse into what exists below the adulthood ledge I’ve been teetering on.      […]