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
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
"Weekend warriors and our best friends, The writers weren't kidding but the good things will live in our hearts." This is more than just a famous lyric from "Down and Out" by The Academy Is... This is what the Almost Here 10 year anniversary tour means to me. One of my biggest regrets is never … Continue reading The Writers Weren’t Kidding
One of my favorite aspects of Portland is the vivid season. Visiting at the end of October showed me how beautiful the state is during autumn. The rain magnifies the colors in leaves and trees. The late evening sun brings out every shade of red and orange. It's truly stunning.
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
Yesterday was a milestone. 3 years clean. 3 years free from self harm. 3 years without causing pain to myself. 3 years free from the physical hurt one can do to him or herself. 3 years. 3 years of growth. 3 years of change. 3 years of adventure. 3 years of travel. 5 countries visited. … Continue reading 3 Years.
by: Allison Lawrence On Thursday, October 15, approximately 35 University of North Alabama students of the Department of Entertainment Industry traveled to Nashville for a two day networking event with music industry professionals. The trip was coordinated and sponsored by UNA's student chapter of MEISA, the Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association. "There were lots of … Continue reading UNA Department of Entertainment Industry Students Networking Event in Nashville Successful