Doesn’t it seem that before the debates even started we knew Romney was going to be the GOP candidate for President? There were ups and downs, the rise and fall of other candidates like Rick Perry and Herman Cain but it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the inevitable happened. Is this really what we think it is or are we being molded to think a certain way? Are we really the ones deciding or has this been decided for us? Dare I say the media chose Mitt Romney to win the GOP Presidential nominee so he could lose against Obama? Continue reading “who’s really in control?” »
One year ago today, I thought I might have made a mistake. After three and a half years of college in Kentucky, I decided to spend my last semester committing journalism in Washington DC through the Best Semester DC Journalism Center program. Having felt led to go in this direction and experience the change I so utterly desired left me beyond excited. There were programs all over the world I could take part in, and in the beginning I would never have imagined Washington.
Ever since I started college I knew I would end up doing one of these semesters. There was absolutely no way I could spend the ‘entire’ experience on the same campus for four years and I had never felt more led to step out and change my circumstances (much like I felt when I started college and how I’m feeling right about now). Continue reading “if it weren’t for Egypt” »
“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road
Just the other day I would’ve never imagined I would be driving across America, but, that’s what I love about my life. All of my years roadtripping have built up to this. The mother journey. Continue reading “on the open road” »