Seeing my friend's amazing jazz band perform in...
Tribe of Vibe is absolutely wonderful. Can’t wait for them to come to UMBC!
Today, our most urgent task is to restore our economy, and put the millions of...– http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0810/41645.html#ixzz0yEiZA7OY
Tomorrow is going to be quite hectic
Getting up at 5 AM (!) to drop my Uncle off at the airport Working with one of my students on her Medical School application and personal statement HANGING OUT WITH SHANEEEEEEEEE Shopping with Laura and some good old Ellicott City Lovely
Today was wonderful
Grad courses are amazing GOT TO SEE SHANE!!! Legit hanging out occurs tomorrow :) Dinner at Chipotle with Darcy, Chad, and Jo-z So much love for these guys :)
Put in your address and try it - this is too cool! →
Text of President Obama's speech tonight - end of... →
So tonight, I am announcing that the American combat mission in Iraq has ended. Operation Iraqi Freedom is over, and the Iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country.
WASHINGTON POST: "Federal investigators found... →
The Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion show is...
These women are about to kill each other. Quality.
Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your judgment...– Kahlil Gibran (via lexxluthure) How true.
Busy Busy Busy Busy Busy
I think I’ve drafted more emails and mailed more official documents this morning than I ever will in my entire life. On a similar note, sending certified mail makes me feel so grown-up.
With so much overcrowding, displacement and need, people are very angry. I’ve...– James Kambaki, MSF’s Baluchistan, Pakistan coordinator From the New York Times article: 800,000 Pakistanis Cut Off From Road (via doctorswithoutborders)
The New Yorker: LIVE CHAT: Steve Coll on the... →
This week, Steve Coll writes about the challenges facing the U.S. and Pakistan in the wake of the floods. Coll will take questions from readers today at 3 PM ET, or you may leave a question for him now. An excerpt from his piece: “So far, the Obama Administration has displayed all the right…
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be filming in...
On cloud 9
Fate makes me smile
As U.S. troops leave Iraq, an officer honors the... →
A beautiful article about those who put themselves in harms way, yet aren’t commemorated on the walls of memorials. I definitely teared up.
There is nothing better than coffee and the Sunday...
Outlook, Bookworld, Op/Ed, International affairs - everything you could want and more.
Watching the footage of New Orleans
I can’t believe it’s been 5 years. I was in New Orleans in 2005, the year Katrina hit, and it was such a beautiful city. The devastation is heartbreaking - but the resilience of the city’s residents is astounding.
Quite an eventful night
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the...– Roald Dahl. (via virtueorvanity)
The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile,...– F. Scott Fitzgerald via liquidnight (via frenchtwist) (via keatsandyeatsonyourside)
I. Am. So. Damn. Tired.
On a positive note: MY BOOKSHELF IS UP AND WONDERFUL. I can’t wait until I have a house and have a library. An entire room full of the hundreds upon hundreds of books I’ve amassed, comfy chairs, and preferably peonies and gardenias. A room just for me :)
I’m an alum now. Pledges are only worthless.– Darcy (he pretends like he doesn’t love them all)