Charlotte is now in town! She arrived on Thursday which was also my 21st birthday! We went to see the Clairvoyants at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles that night! Surprisingly, I didn't drink and haven't yet. The only alcohol I've been downing is the kind in cold medicine, unfortunately, lol. I had to get… Continue reading Cubs Won! What a surprise…
Happy National Siblings Day! For those of you who have read my blog in the past, you may have noticed that I mention my "sister" at times, Charlotte, who I visited in England last year. For those of you who know me personally, you know I don't have any siblings but that Charlotte and I… Continue reading Happy National Siblings Day!
I visited the Sugar Factory in Rosemont with my family this past week for the first time, and it was quite an experience! First off, reserving a table is a must as you'd be waiting one or more hours for one without a reservation. Thankfully, we made a reservation as we expected this. We parked… Continue reading Like Sweets? – The Sugar Factory
Sorry, I missed posting last week. I was actually applying for an internship! I'm going to be leaving my job at Starbucks in about three more weeks. Three years with them is long enough for me, and it's time for a change. I'll be interning with Study Breaks Magazine as a writer for the summer!… Continue reading Personal & Travel Update!
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! I'm sure you are excited and preparing for the holidays. I just wanted to announce two things! My 21st birthday is coming at the end of April, and Charlotte is going to visit from England! I've had a countdown on the sidebar for the last month or so. We… Continue reading Florida Travel Announcement
Here is the other travel article I wrote on the Odyssey Online. Again, click here if you'd prefer to read it on the original site. Everyone always talks about wanting to visit another country. “If you could go to any other country, where would you go?” But what about what’s currently in our own country? In the… Continue reading The Beauty Of The States
A trip to historic downtown Woodstock, located in Northern Illinois, also known as Woodstock Square, entails various activities including dining, shopping, and entertainment. A day spent here would be no loss; not to mention it is the home of the famous movie, Groundhog Day. Here are some worthwhile places to visit and activities to participate… Continue reading Take the Dare & Visit: Woodstock Square
We have all had that one teacher who influenced us the most right? The one who made school a little more bearable? Well for me, that was my high school chemistry teacher, Ms. K. My first two years of high school were rough, and when I saw a new science teacher my junior year, I… Continue reading St. Louis Roadtrip
About two years ago, I flew to Florida with my parents to visit my grandparents in The Villages. A small park I found soothing in the town was Live Oaks Park. Oak trees covered in Spanish moss filled the vicinity along with a walking path and white benches. My first thought was "Wow, this is… Continue reading Feeling Sleepy Hollow in Florida
As I am a lover of poetry and have learned about the dark poet Edgar Allan Poe, a true story sparked my interest in Poe's grave site. I don't recall exactly where I first heard about it, but I learned that starting in 1949, an unknown person who was later referred to as the "Poe… Continue reading Poe’s Grave Visitor