On Taking Breaks

I’ve always loved the word “retreat.” For me, it produces a sense of sweet relief, and of peace. I think that’s why I love fall — there is something so reassuring about embracing flaws for the beautiful, colorful additions to our character that they are, about coming to terms with and shedding everything that’s weighing […]

End of Year One

SO. The last two weeks have gone by in a flash, and though I took a break from writing on Young Cosmopolite to study my bootie off for finals, I am finally done with my first year of college. That feels unbelievably bizarre to write. So much went into creating this past year. So much happened during […]