Yes.

Our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them -Walt Disney Months of preparing materials, researching schools, reaching out, applying for positions, following up, traveling, interviewing, weighing options...was no joke. In fact, it was more like a full time job, the kind that would cause me to wake up in the …

Imprinted

Before I left my study-abroad home in Madrid, Spain, I took a series of photos. These pictures felt odd to take, because I already had the images memorized in my mind. I decided to take these photos as a keepsake of the pictures that would inevitably fade with time. My bedroom, the walk to the …

Present on the Trail (SOL Day 31)

Hiking brings me into the present moment, effortlessly. Unlike taking a walk, where I can easily lose myself in the conversation, hiking keeps me viscerally present. Every step is taken with care, dodging a rock or choosing the best footing. I am aware of every feeling that arises: tightness in my ankle, discomfort from the …

The Space Where I Learn

A reverso is a poem with two halves. In a reverso, the second half reverses the lines from the first half, with changes only in punctuation and capitalization — and it has to say something completely different from the first half. http://www.readbrightly.com/reverso-poetry-writing-verse-reverse/ My class creates a long day. Time alone is scare. Dealing with drama: easier …