Time and Commitment

photoTwo important factors both separate and apart. In this post, I’ll discuss the expectations I had coming into college about free time, commitment, and various activities’ time commitment. In the process, I’ll also clear up some misconceptions about life in college.  Continue reading “Time and Commitment”


Day 1-2

Clock towerToday marks the end of the first official day of “college,” however, since I moved into my dorm at 8:00 AM on Friday, it already feels like two whole days have passed. Like most major transitions, moving to college is an assortment of emotions, but I think that the full range has yet to impact me. Here’s an update on what the past two days have been like. Continue reading “Day 1-2”

The Men of Gilmore Girls

Source: fanpop.com
Source: fanpop.com

Sometime last May, I decided to start and finish watching all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls by the end of the summer and I have achieved that goal as of today! During my journey, I slowly encountered spoilers (after all, it’s been seven years since the last episode) and learned that most fans have very strong takes on the multiple men of Lorelai and Rory’s lives and whether they got what they deserved or not. There are many things I love about Gilmore Girls, but since everybody seems to take sides when it comes to the men, I want to put in my two-cents. Officially having seen every episode, I’ve found that I don’t conform to any of the popular opinions. (Except for maybe one…) Continue reading “The Men of Gilmore Girls”

Dorm Decor

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Because I have to fly upwards of 1,000 miles to get to college, I didn’t intend on buying a surplus of decor here at home. While everybody else is spending their summer shopping, I’m browsing online for stuff I can pick up in Ithaca rather than pack it all in suitcase and run the risk of overweight luggage, crushed items, etc. However, my friend suggested we do dorm crafts, and I thought I might as well make a canvas so I have something to hang on my walls. Instead, I left inspired to make a whole set, and voila! Here is the collection that resulted and how I did it. Continue reading “Dorm Decor”