On Instagram, life appears perfect. You see pictures of always smiling babies, your friends laughing out loud, and that “candid” so perfectly posed it actually appears candid. We all have a brand, favorite paid-for VSCO filter, or color theme. We have apps that layout our photos before we post them to make sure the flow […]Read More Make Instagram Casual Again?
“I am going to live in New York City and be a writer.” This has been my plan for as long as I can remember. Growing up on televised Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades and Hallmark Christmas movies, I could only imagine myself in one place. New York was always where the action took place, and […]Read More The City That Never Sleeps Will, In Fact, Wait.
You either love or hate Chelsea Handler. She is loud, unapologetic and opinionated. She isn’t exactly appropriate in language or content and would almost definitely offend your grandma. That is exactly why Chelsea is one of my favorite women. She is a comedian, actress, author, and now, a voice for women. She is controversial, but […]Read More Chelsea does… Politics? Feminism?
For spring break, a few friends and I eagerly, but quite cluelessly, planned a trip to Mexico to have THE stereotypical college vacation. Coming from central Pennsylvania, I can’t say I have traveled much and I can’t say my town is very diverse. However, I love experiencing new things, so I jumped at the opportunity […]Read More lessons from spring break
If you know me now, you would not recognize high school me. Not because I died my hair or changed my style. I physically look the same. Mentally, I have changed extremely. In high school, I was involved in just about everything. I played three sports, was editor of my school’s paper, was treasurer of […]Read More Don’t meltdown over midterms
Almost two years ago, when my friends and I were finally getting ready to go our separate ways off to college, we hugged and promised each other nothing would change. We were wrong; everything changed. We all got so busy so fast, becoming involved in different activities at our schools that our small hometown could […]Read More Who says high school friends won’t last?
At 6 p.m. I facetimed my sister, Cassady from Plato’s Closet. This Friday night she is hanging out with her friends and asked what I want with typical teenage attitude. My friends and I were looking for cheap dresses and I came across a pair of shoes that only came in a size six. I […]Read More Missing my sister