Conferences, History, travel

The Power of Montgomery, Alabama

This April, I presented research at the Southern States Communication Association's Theodore Clevenger Jr. Undergraduate Honors Conference (a mouthful, I know), which was held in Montgomery, Alabama. In between attending the conference, I was able to visit several of the historical sites that told the story of Montgomery. The Museums National Memorial For Peace and… Continue reading The Power of Montgomery, Alabama

culture, History, travel

My Case of Wanderlust: 5 Places I Want to Go in the Next 10 Years

I have a travel bug. Ever since I was little, I would get this itch to go somewhere new every two months or so. Even just going to the beach for a day trip was satisfying, I just had to see something new. Needless to say, it hasn’t gone away in recent years, it has… Continue reading My Case of Wanderlust: 5 Places I Want to Go in the Next 10 Years

History, Photography, travel

12 of the Top Things To Do In Pennsylvania

Every year, my family takes a trip to somewhere new. We’ve gone done a bunch of different things over time, but this year we decided to do an educational trip to Pennsylvania. We spent three days in Philadelphia, a day in Hershey, and a day in Lancaster, and here are the top things we did… Continue reading 12 of the Top Things To Do In Pennsylvania

Conferences, History, travel

The Janeite’s Dream Weekend

The Who: Teachers, college students, authors of Austen fanfic and related works, professors, and Jane Austen fans (AKA Janeites). The What: The Jane Austen Summer Program, which translates to four days worth of lectures, history lessons, discussion groups, elevenses, and dance lessons (which of course led to a Regency Ball). The Where: A combination of… Continue reading The Janeite’s Dream Weekend

Musings, Photography, travel

Lessons Learned from the Beach

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau I am a beach person. I love the sand, the salty air, the shells, literally everything. The open air and slow pace make me feel free and at peace. Last week my family was on our annual beach trip, and… Continue reading Lessons Learned from the Beach