Book Review: Jack Kerouac’s “The Sea is My Brother”

Anyone that has followed this blog for more than a few weeks knows I am a huge fan of Jack Kerouac. He is my literary inspiration and, in all honesty, the reason behind several of my major educational moves in the last five years. Don’t believe me? Check this out. Or this. Yeah, I’m a…

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Literary Tattoo: Yay or Nay?

I’ve been craving a new tattoo for almost a year now. I had promised myself a new tattoo to celebrate my graduation (back in October 2013), but I chickened out/got negative peer-pressure. Most of my friends are not into tattoos, so many of them suggested against it when I announced my intentions the weeks prior…

Statement of Purpose

As many of you may know, I applied for the MLS (Master of Liberal Studies) at Rollins College for the Spring 2014 term. In addition to submitting writing samples, transcripts, and multiple letters of recommendation, I also had to prepare a “Statement of Quality,” their version of the traditional Statement of Purpose required for most…

Core Values

I am very blessed to work for a company that truly has it’s priorities in the right place. In a bad economy, most organizations are focused on: “What can we do to improve the bottom line?” Where I work, they are focused on: “What can we do to elevate our employees?” As a result of…