The only way to learn

At one point or another in our lives, we’ve been told that it’s okay to make mistakes, okay to fail, to screw up. The catch is that we are meant to learn from the mistakes, pick ourselves up after failures, and find a new path — now that we know what to do differently. AndContinue reading “The only way to learn”

The nature of a transitory town

When I first came to DC three years ago, I wasn’t looking for new best friends (I have a couple of great ones), but I was hoping I would find some people to hang out with from time to time in this new place since I was away from home, from my boyfriend, from allContinue reading “The nature of a transitory town”

The Lost Art of Penpals

Once upon a time, I was a little girl making trips to Louisiana for the summer from Ohio by plane. I would get to board first with the flight attendant (then called “stewardess), and of course, deplane last and be escourted to the gate where I was I handed off to the family member pickingContinue reading “The Lost Art of Penpals”

Yeah… you’re right!

Sometimes there are those days where nothing seems to be going right. We get some bad news, we get in a fight with someone we love, get reprimanded by the boss, or  we’re late to an appointment because of traffic. Last week I had almost an entire week of that. I had the weird medicalContinue reading “Yeah… you’re right!”

It’s only Tuesday

and it already has been a long week. Lots going on at work, very busy time of year for UNF. Sorry for the lack in updates. I’m looking forward to Relay in a few weeks! Here’s to Team Roussel for a Cure! Other random items: -cooking pasta with shrimp and mussels = tasty -cherry blossomsContinue reading “It’s only Tuesday”