Field of Angels

"What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen." - Henry David Thoreau For the past two years I've had the privilege of working with the Miracle League of Tuscaloosa. For those of you who don't know, the Miracle League is a baseball league for children through adults with special[...]

Hawai’i

Aloha! I apologize for being MIA the last month! I've had so much going on with school (which included me making my first ever international radio debut...crazy right?), but I also got to spend a week on the island of Oahu! My parents and I flew into Honolulu and stayed in a hotel on the beautiful Waikiki Beach. We were greeted with the Aloha spirit from the moment we landed. And by the "Aloha spirit"[...]

Life Update: Version 2.0

Updates. In our vastly technological world, we're so accustomed to hearing this term (I'm looking at you, Apple!). But what about using this term to describe a stage in our life? Recently, my life has gotten a lot of upgrades. So many, that even my 'About Me' page needs an update itself. Here are just a few of the "updates" I've gone through recently:  Instead of being a graduate student and pu[...]

Kids Should Be Chasing Balls, Not Pokemons.

I'm at a defining moment in my life. Within the past year, I have graduated from college, enrolled in graduate school, traveled to different parts of the country, started working for an outstanding MiLB organization, and along the way met some pretty incredible people. Lately I've been reflecting on it all, and it made me realize two things: 1) just how fortunate I was growing up to be constantly surro[...]

Mean Girls – Real World Edition

We've all seen the movie: jealous high school girls set on ruining the lives of others, just to make them feel a little better about theirs. While Mean Girls is pretty realistic to the level of pettiness some girls (and guys!) reach in high school, it failed to mention one important, and depressing, fact of life: it doesn't end there. Yup, I hate to burst your bubble, but the truth is you will always b[...]