About three weeks into the semester, homesickness hit me. The newness of college was wearing off, my workload was building up, and suddenly being away from my family didn’t hold the same appeal that it did in August. For a week I groaned and sulked and felt bad for myself, but eventually I got over […]

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Over the years, my father has proudly reminded me of the time he was given the opportunity to travel to four countries in a single week for business. He also mentioned that, while the trip sounded rather cool, it would’ve been a lot better if my mom, brother and I had accompanied him. While corporate […]

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