Female vs. male friendships

So I’m reading this book Girl Talk: What Science Can Tell Us About Female Friendships— it’s really interesting! It’s bringing up lots of things to think about– for example, how are friendships with women different from those with men? …

Beethoven and Greene

I’m someone who has always loved hearing and learning stories, and ever since I was young, many of my favorite songs have been those with distinct, unique stories embedded in them. For me, the depth and coherence of a narrative …

You’re only given a little spark of madness and if you lose that, you’re nothing. – Robin Williams

Nothing Like a Library

Haskell Free Library, which straddles the border between the U.S. and Canada.

I can’t think of a place with more possible functions than a library. Throughout my life, it’s been a perfect location for hide-and-seek, alone time, contemplation on small …

20 minutes after goodbye

Grace and I are still standing in the mission lobby late at night, with me wondering what types of conversations are the most meaningful. Girls love to talk to each other about their boy situations (in fact, that happens on …

The finish line or the journey

This isn’t a unique struggle, the struggle between enjoying the moment and working towards a goal. Two examples from my life of late:

  • I wanted to climb as many of the 14ers (mountains above 14,000 feet) in Colorado. But in

Steve Rogers and the Trolley Problem

***SPOILERS: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR***

Upon watching Avengers: Infinity War for the first time since seeing it in the theater, there was one particular line that struck me the most. When the Avengers are discussing the impending threat of Thanos, Vision …

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