Well, let me introduce you to the year--2017. I am not sure if you follow the British Royal Family but Queen Elizabeth dubbed 1992 her annus horribilis following a fire and the ending of several of her children’s marriages. 2017 has without a doubt been my annus horribilis, and I still have four months left!
You are probably thinking, “Wow, Lauren. Why are you telling me about your grim family history?” Well, because two weeks ago, I was reminded of the love that only exists within a family.
Obviously, my opinions on this subject should be taken with a grain of salt considering I have been single as a pringle for all twenty years of my life. But, for the time being, I will continue to be an old-school, hopeless romantic in a hookup generation waiting for prince charming to come sweep me off my feet.
Hi. Hello. I’ve missed you. I know I said I would be more consistent this time around with blogging. I know I am falling short on that promise and I apologize. I am more than halfway done my Baltimore summer and I am having mixed emotions about it. The students that I am working with... Continue Reading →
My latest obsession is the new broadway musical, “Come From Away.” Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the writers of the show, say it best that ‘Come from Away’ is not a story about Sept. 11, 2001. It's a story about the kindness and humanity that came out of Sept. 12, 2001.
At the crest of the E Baltimore Street hill where it intersects with Chester Street, you will find one of my favorite things in the city of Baltimore. It is not a store or a restaurant or the architecture. (Although the architecture is quite nice.) It is the VIEW! As you drive down E Baltimore... Continue Reading →
I usually stick to Alex and Ani bracelets, as I have a decent number in both silver and gold. But that day, I found a Lia Sofia cuff with the engraved message “enjoy the journey.” The inside of the bracelet reads “share the love.”
On Tuesday, June 6 I started my first day of my summer internship at Living Classrooms Foundation in Patterson Park. In the eight days since I started, I can not believe the experiences that I have already had and the people that I have met. The Park House finished up it’s last week of... Continue Reading →
Sometimes even people who look like they have it all-- confidence, charisma, loyal friends-- don’t always have all the confidence.