This week I spent hours researching website logos. I already have a logo, but I just wanted to tweak mine, maybe find a little inspiration, make it somehow more representative of me. Well, at least that’s what I told myself. I’m pretty sure though that I went looking for validation. On the internet. *sigh* Yup. I went against all my Poltergeist quoting and went directly into the internet light. But it’s so shiny (and don’t forget the entertaining cat around the… Read more »

A couple of weeks ago, I heard a dean of admissions from the University of Virginia speak on the dreaded subject of the college essay. The gist of his speech?  Be the best YOU. He said, every year he reads countless essays from prospective applicants trying to be who they think UVA wants them to be. Topics like, Thomas Jefferson is my role model. The Louisiana Purchase and me. Why I Believe the Declaration of Independence Rocks! And countless other… Read more »