Becoming That Girl

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Me  as Clara in The Nutcracker, 2009

Ah, New Years. Time for countdowns, booze, Mom’s birthday, and reflecting on how fast time has gone by. Although I might write a post about resolutions, all the good intentions I will ultimately scrap, I’d rather write about what happens when you actually manage to achieve your goals. Not just the little ones, but the big goals. When you become the person you once looked up to, maybe even idolized. What happens when you become the girl you always wanted to be? Let’s go back to my ballet days to find out. Continue reading

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This Time Last Year

This time last year, I had months of stress awaiting me. Perhaps that’s an exaggeration, though. While I did spend many months anxious about applying to college, I had a lot of other things on my mind. In fact, the summer of 2013 was more exciting for me than anything. Here are a few words on how things have changed for me in the past year. Continue reading