Category Archives: Personal

100 Reasons to Love Chicago Right Now

It’s finally 2012 and yes, it’s about to get cold in Chicago. Before you start crying about the wind and snow, take a second to remember why you put up with these miserable winters. In no particular order, I give … Continue reading

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Feeling Lost in Inspiration: Thoughts on Execution

Gone are the days of searching for inspiration. With technology always at our fingertips, triggering an idea can be as easy as browsing Tumblr or reading a blog. However, be warned that in an age of endless ideas and inspiration, … Continue reading

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Advice for Considering Transfer Students

  Let me preface by stating that I am not transferring from DePaul. It is my lucky roommate that is taking the plunge into unchartered territory and dropping this glorious waste of money which we call the largest private Catholic … Continue reading

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New York City: A Reminder

I am sitting alone in the intern “cave” at the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago just staring mindlessly at my Styrofoam cup of cold coffee. I have one of the worst headaches I’ve ever had and my glands are … Continue reading

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Red Cross Sets Facebook Photos on Fire to Raise Awareness

Click. One snap of a button can capture a moment for eternity. A memory that you can look back on and smile at because just glancing at the picture brings back the emotions of that moment in time. Everyone always … Continue reading

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Advice for the February Blues

The February Blues are a common problem for people for many reasons. There is Valentine’s Day or as many bitter people like to say, “Single Awareness Day”, that evokes a lot of emotional issues and justified high-calorie consumption. There is … Continue reading

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Where Did My Summer Go? Oh Right, to Rent.

I feel the need to apologize for not updating my blog in what seems like years. Every morning I wake up and tell myself that I am going to write a post and then by the time I get home … Continue reading

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