A Defining Decade

The 2010's have come and gone and as I reflected on this past year, it goes without saying that this past decade has been an incredibly transformative one. To say it was a decade of growing up would be a grand underestimation. Instead, it was more about life and a no holds barred approach to … Continue reading A Defining Decade

Change of Plans

If you asked me five months ago where I would be on this very day, I would be settling into a life in Los Angeles, working my tail off to launch a writing career.  But if there's anything true about making plans, it is that God will usually laugh in your face and have something … Continue reading Change of Plans

Canisius, my home forever more

 "Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. The hardest thing we will ever do is leave home. To leave the comfort of the place we have known for so long, a place that we have grown and created ourselves, is not … Continue reading Canisius, my home forever more

What’s Left Behind

"For college seniors there should be a week of being allowed to cry. Just break down and cry because you are scared and don't know what's next." -Bill Cosby Ain’t that the truth. But in all seriousness, college brings with it the last time we as human beings have a timetable for when things will … Continue reading What’s Left Behind

5 years later…

In my very first class of college, the professor started with an ice breaker for everyone to get to know each another.  The question was, "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" My answer revolved around being a teacher, and hopefully, out of school with a job.  That was it. I didn't think of … Continue reading 5 years later…