“Oh, the Places you’ll Go”

Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, or risk that you have taken and its impact on you. “You’re off to Great Places!Today is your day!Your mountain is waiting.So…get on your way!” Somewhere in a far off town in Australia, these words penetrated the deafening silence that pervaded the room in which I stood, deeply immersed in … Read more “Oh, the Places you’ll Go”

A Newfound Nostalgia

Describe an aspect of your childhood/upbringing that shaped the person you are today. Describe an aspect of your childhood/upbringing that shaped the person you are today.In a navy blue Volvo station wagon my entire childhood evolved. Inside, memories rested alongside the hardened French fries and squashed fruit snacks that lined the plastic leather interior.Growing up … Read more A Newfound Nostalgia

Crap

Tell us something about yourself. I love crap. I love bad novels and cheap clothes. I love dirty shoelaces and melted candles, junk earrings and instant coffee. It’s about finding the beauty in everything. I find it in palms and tea leaves. I sense Pablo Neruda’s sonnets in my coffee dregs, the sublime in street … Read more Crap