“I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” -Louisa May Alcott. The Jersey Shore is a testament to resilience, community, and triumph. It is a place that was nearly destroyed and its residents run off after Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Yet  today it  still  stands  strong and as …

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*This post was inspired by my best friends* Stretching out over many miles and through space and time there exists invisible threads that hold us together. What is it that keeps us close despite time and distance? There are those places in the heart reserved for a special unforgettable few. If you’re lucky those few …

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“To the world you may just be someone, but to someone you may be the whole world.” It’s strange and  sometimes emotional when I unexpectedly(or expectantly)stumble across  objects from my life in New York City. Essentially, while I was in a coma(not knowing if I would live)friends and  family  packed up my belongings and my …

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 Dear Blogcademy,How do I love thee? Let me count the ways: 1)You encourage a sizable gathering of babes and creative  women. 2)You  make everything  have that  certain *sparkle* 3)You  even got theparents out of the house to venture to Chicago seeking your glitter covered guru guidance. 4)You  facilitate  networking among up and coming bloggers furthering …

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