Advice · Inspiration · Loss · Self reflection

On change, and things getting better

Back in my late teens and early twenties, I was quite judgmental in regards to other peoples pain and suffering. They don’t know what they’re talking about; I’d think. They have no idea what real stress or pain is. They have no idea how bad it can get, but I do. It took a few… Continue reading On change, and things getting better

College · Finances

Rebooting: starving student status accepted

On Monday, I met with my academic advisor for my degree focus. The good doctor was sweet as hell, and I think he took a liking to my attitude or my record–I’m not sure which. In any case, he guided me through several options for my academic career at UMKC and gave me a lot of… Continue reading Rebooting: starving student status accepted

Art · French · Nelson Atkins · Party

Dutch masters and the French know how to party

Sunday the 29th was the last day the Nelson-Atkins Museum had their Dutch Masters exhibit. Being the procrastinator I am, of course, I decided to go on the last day. Okay… I love the Nelson-Atkins. It is one of my happy places. When I need a recharge, I love to go there and wander the… Continue reading Dutch masters and the French know how to party