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Being Big for Kids: 5th Grade Graduation

This is the fourteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  As someone who is goal-oriented, celebrating progress comes naturally... especially when that progress is something as… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: 5th Grade Graduation

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My Year in Review: 2014

2014 was quite an interesting and jam-packed year for me. Here's some of what I did (in no particular order): I got married. I graduated college. I started working at a job that will lead me to my future career as a librarian. I joined a sorority. I completed the 100 Happy Days challenge. I… Continue reading My Year in Review: 2014

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Why I Joined a Sorority as a Senior

Firstly, I didn't join a sorority that has been on my campus for ages.  I joined a colony (which is hard work); a sorority just coming to my university. Along with around 90 other women, I struggled to help my sorority establish itself on our campus. My situation is a bit unique. I started at… Continue reading Why I Joined a Sorority as a Senior

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Thoughts on Graduation

Graduation is what every student looks forward to, right? It's where students stop their formal education and begin on the journey towards "real adulthood." Well, in my case (and in the case of some of my fellow seniors), graduation has terrified us. We aren't afraid of going into the "real world"; we're afraid of stopping… Continue reading Thoughts on Graduation