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Go forth. Think. And save the world

Go forth. Think. And save the world

“Go forth. Think. And save the world.” –E.O Wilson, Commencement speaker 2011 A hug doesn’t do it, I’ve decided. How can you hug away the last four years of your life? With commencement weekend this weekend, I’ve grabbed my friends and held onto them for dear life. And since none of us want to let … Continue reading

Moment 4 life

Moment 4 life

Wednesday. 11 days.  Nicki Minaj’s song is my theme today. I wish that I could have this moment 4 life, 4 life, 4 life. Or as Drake says in that song and I tweeted this afternoon, “Everyone dies but not everyone lives.” In that vein, another line  from Tim McGraw,  All I want to do … Continue reading

2 weeks

2 weeks

My study abroad blog, it began two years ago to chronicle a life in foreign worlds. Back in Chapel Hill, I haven’t been updating it, but with 2 weeks left until graduation, I want to chronicle my simple and beautiful days every day for two weeks. Since I’m starting a day late, I’ll begin with … Continue reading

I like it risky

I like it risky

A memory came to me in vivid detail as I sat in the white graduation chairs this past Friday night, as I listened to the high schoolers talk about their 4 years, as I watched Alicia walk up the steps to receive her diploma. I had forgotten it. Some Saturday in mid-winter when I was … Continue reading