Ashleigh stands next to the counter, scrolling through her phone. "Um, excuse me," a woman behind her reaches for a latte. Unbothered, Ashleigh continues through her different social media outlets: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat... "Ashleee!" The bartista yells through the crowd. Ashleigh picks up her Grande Pumpkin Spice Latte and makes a bee line toward…Read more She’s a an independent cliche
Once again, I've let life get the best of me. I haven't written in a while. But this time I have a better excuse! I have been L-I-V-I-N!! I love my job. I love the city. And I love my life. Outside of work I have recently decided to volunteer at the Humane Society. There…Read more November Project Pledge
So I'm actually supposed to make a blog for one of my classes. How convenient. I've decided to make a list of stuff I've learned about myself and my generation in college, but not actually in a classroom or from a book. 1. Millennials love lists. Especially about themselves (which brings me to number 2).…Read more What I’ve Learned Outside the College Classroom
I've been watching people on Facebook go back and forth on this whole argument of whether or not it's a good idea to get married at a young age. And it's dumb. I'm sorry, I thought this was America. And the 21st century. We're not dying off by 30. You don't have to get married…Read more Married at 23? Single at 23? It Doesn’t Matter!
A buzz. A bright light. A bright smile on my face. For some reason, whenever I receive a text, or get a phone call, I feel this sense of validation. Acceptance. Someone thinks that I am good enough to talk to, or at least worthy of receiving someone's thought. And I cannot figure out why.…Read more Validation Through Computer-Mediated Communication