Career · Underemployment

Recent Graduates: A Worthwhile Career Guide (review)

If there’s one career guide that university students and graduates should check out, it’s You Majored in What?: Mapping Your Path from Chaos to Career by Katharine Brooks. This book has provided me with a lot of inspiration for blog posts about job skills acquired from part-time work as a sales associate and research assistant,… Continue reading Recent Graduates: A Worthwhile Career Guide (review)

Blogging & Writing · DIY and crafts · Inspiration

Another Look inside my Wreck this Journal: Doodles and Disasters

It’s a thunder stormy kind of day, so I decided it might be fun to crack out my Wreck This Journal for a little artistic expression. I hope you enjoy! Oh my goodness was this page ever fun. A while back I stumbled across Vi Hart’s blog and was enchanted by her Math doodling videos.… Continue reading Another Look inside my Wreck this Journal: Doodles and Disasters

Environmental · Inspiration

My Garden as a Source of Inspiration

This summer I’ve taken on a gardening project to grow green beans and hot peppers in order to make my own pickled spicy beans. Random, I know, but oh-so-delicious! I’m not an experienced gardener. However, like anything else worthwhile, gardening skills can be acquired through reading, discussions with other enthusiasts, and a little experimentation. It’s definitely something fun to try… Continue reading My Garden as a Source of Inspiration

Inspiration · Reading

Lessons From Literature: The Odyssey

If you’ve been following along for a while, you might know that I have been reading Homer’s “The Odyssey” on-and-off since November. Despite the fact that I am only at the half-way mark, I feel that it’s relevant to share a couple lessons that I’ve picked up so far – because this nearly 3000 year old… Continue reading Lessons From Literature: The Odyssey

Career · Environmental · Hometown Ideas · Inspiration

Volunteering: Turning Your Free Time into Valuable Experience

I’ve read numerous times that volunteering is a great way to spend your time while searching for employment. After-all, you have plenty of free time and the ability to provide assistance to an organization of your choosing, so why not get out there? In reality, everyone can gain something from volunteering – whether you’re helping out an… Continue reading Volunteering: Turning Your Free Time into Valuable Experience