Hello, Emma! – 7.1.17

Greetings, humans. I hope your summer is proceeding smoothly. Mine’s going well, so here’s a fun fact for you:  Despite the small size of the planet Mars in comparison to Earth, it has a very similar landmass to our planet because of the oceans that span 70% of the...

Keep Up Momentum – 6.1.17

Welcome back, friends! I hope summer is proceeding wonderfully for you all. As I move into these few months of rest from school, I am realizing that to-do lists for each day are amazing. Such great work is accomplished during the school year, only to have the work...

Summer is Here! – 5.4.17

Hello friends. My apologies for missing last month! April seems to always be a period of academic chaos, but I have emerged unscathed on the other side. A lot has happened since I last talked to you, so I’ll start catching you up on the lost time. First, Kia and I are...

Spring? – 3.2.17

These past weeks have been filled with warm weather! Is winter leaving us? Probably not, but enjoy the warmth while you can! I’ve been busy over the last month working on projects and seeking out new opportunities. I’ve also met awesome new people that continually...

Valentine’s Day – 2.13.17

Greetings readers. Sorry for the lateness this month! I really have no good excuse! Things have been growing busier, and I got caught up in the movements of the world. In this month’s issue, I’ll present some summaries on different parts of my life. Enjoy your...

Happy New Year! – 1.2.17

Welcome to 2017. May you all have a better year than the last and make a positive difference in our world. I’m here in Bloomington writing this before school begins next week. I’ve had a somewhat relaxing break, but I’ve been working and traveling quite a bit. Only...

Happy Thanksgiving! – 12.2.16

Happy December everyone! I have returned to school after a week of Thanksgiving break. For me, the week was not much of a break though! Two days of traveling to see my family and Kia’s family. Then, around 30 hours of work at Kohl’s over the Black Friday weekend. Wow,...

With Flowers, We Gather – 11.2.16

Hi all. Stay warm while you read this. The temperature has been waffling quite a bit here in Bloomington, making Autumn seem like a very short season. Try to enjoy as much of it as you can! Composition             I have finally finished With Flowers, We Gather for...

Here Comes Autumn – 10.4.16

Hi readers! Enjoy the beginning of Autumn and this month’s issue. Lots of climbing tips and a link to the Defiance Duo blog. Defiance Duo Blog           Here’s a link to my first entry in the Defiance Duo blog. It’s “Graduate Music School (Pt. 1 – Application...

Beginning the IU Journey – 9.6.16

Greetings readers. Apologies for my lateness! I am now settled in Bloomington and have begun Week 3 as a Hoosier! This last month has been full of interesting experiences, many of which I can share with you. Hopefully some of it is of interest. Entrance Exams...

Greetings From Bloomington – 7.31.16

Hi readers. Kia Frank and I have successfully relocated our lives to Bloomington, IN. It was an arduous process, but I think we made it through unscathed! It’s a beautiful area, and we’re excited to start this new chapter in our lives. Thanks for all of your support...

Moving Sale! – 6.23.16

Happy month of June! Time flies, and it’s almost July. Next month at around this time, I will be moving to Bloomington, IN to attend Indiana University, so these next few weeks will be busy for me! I hope you’re all doing well. Here are a few updates you may be...

Welcome! – 5.28.16

Hello! Welcome to the blog. It is my hope that the things I post spark conversation and facilitate communication between everyone. For the most part, I will be giving updates on my passions. This could range from projects in progress, fresh research, and good...