5 Day Challenge: Day 5

7 weeks from today I graduate.

In one walk across the stage, I will transform from student to alum in a matter of steps.

Well, at least symbolically.

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7 weeks from today this place will become a part of my past. Continue reading “5 Day Challenge: Day 5”

5 Day Challenge: Day 4

The two figures looked up to the sky, the younger with a tear-stained face, the elder holding a look of wisdom that defied the ages. The elder began to speak–perhaps to the younger, perhaps to simply let the words come out– “In a previous life, I called myself an atheist…but I’ve never liked that word, I’ve never liked identifying as such. There is too much certainty in that word, for this world full of uncertainties. No, I am not an atheist; to this day, I’m not sure what I am, but I do know that I believe in connections. I believe that sometimes things don’t make sense and sometimes you just have to trust yourself, what’s inside. Because you know what? You know yourself better than anyone else does and those gut Continue reading “5 Day Challenge: Day 4”

5 Day Challenge: Day 1 (a.k.a. Britta Bottle is Back and Ready for Action!)

I’m back from spring break and ready to share some stories and pictures!

Incidentally, a couple weeks ago, I was nominated for the 5 day picture challenge by Amy from Snapshots, Snippets, and Scribbles. What is this challenge? For those of you who aren’t already aware, the five day picture challenge requires participants to post a picture for five days in a row, with an adjoining story each day. I’m excited to share some of my adventures with you through this Continue reading “5 Day Challenge: Day 1 (a.k.a. Britta Bottle is Back and Ready for Action!)”