The Value Of An Internship

"I need your young, smart millennial mind to teach me," is something I hear my boss at UP tell me. Between the other marketing intern and myself, we present him with learning opportunities and creative angles in his marketing efforts. Just like he tasks me with projects that help me learn the company, our shows … Continue reading The Value Of An Internship

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Farewell London Rooftop Boy

The sun is high in the sky, and it has just hit noon on Friday afternoon. I'm sitting on the rooftop of the hostel's building in Wicker Park. London boy finally came back from a party he went to the night before. "You should keep a blog for your summer," he says. "I already have … Continue reading Farewell London Rooftop Boy

Single Girl Chronicles

They say you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince. The last few "frogs" I have kissed are more like toads. They are not even worthy of being called frogs. That is how bad my luck has gone with the last few guys in the picture. Each one only played a … Continue reading Single Girl Chronicles

Let the Memories Count the Miles and Never Be Forgotten

Its the day after Christmas. My flight out of Midway Airport in Chicago landed at 9:30 a.m. on the 23. My The Academy Is Almost Here 10 Year Anniversary Tour adventures have come to an end. As I write this, I am sitting in my room listening to the "Fast Times" album on vinyl. Chicago … Continue reading Let the Memories Count the Miles and Never Be Forgotten

Top 5 Places to Visit in Portland

I haven't done this yet. But it's worth my while to write this & worth yours to take note if you plan on visiting Portland. The Pacific Northwest is a rainy, hipster-esque, beautiful place. Portland is the heart of all those things. Here's where you need to go.   For all you bookworms out there, Powell's … Continue reading Top 5 Places to Visit in Portland

Random Meeting in Portland

Hello all, it has been a while since I have written about my travels. I got back from Portland, OR on the 1st and have struggled on what to write about the city. Things were not quote so adventurous as Chicago was. But there is one great story to tell. It's sunny and the temperature … Continue reading Random Meeting in Portland