Megan’s West to Midwest Road Trip: Day One. Camarillo, CA to St. George, UT

Day One: 433 miles Start: Camarillo, Ca End: St. George, Ut I woke up just before 7:00 am PST without an alarm. Actually — I take that back. I woke up at 4:00 am so anxious to get on the road, but fell back asleep knowing it was in my best interest to rest before … Continue reading Megan’s West to Midwest Road Trip: Day One. Camarillo, CA to St. George, UT

Part 1: Afraid to lose you, whoever you are.

I can’t imagine letting go of someone I have loved -- romantically that is.  And I haven't had that experience yet. I’m 22 years old, by the way. I have never felt the heartbreak of losing someone I love dearly -- whether caused by death or a general fallout. And because I carry this fear … Continue reading Part 1: Afraid to lose you, whoever you are.

Reality hurts, make sure you know which one you’re in

I took for granted the reality that was projected onto the walls of the cavern. I believed the shadows and refused to look beyond them. Plato would say that the cavemen never had the desire to step outside of the cave. I, on the other hand, did not know there was another side. I was … Continue reading Reality hurts, make sure you know which one you’re in

Stages in Life: Where I was, and Where I am Now

When I was seven years old, I envisioned myself standing on stage with a crowd of thousands before me. My arms would reach as wide as my less than five-foot frame could extend and I’d give my fans the hug of the world. In my right hand, I would sport a silver, sparkle-emblazoned microphone accented … Continue reading Stages in Life: Where I was, and Where I am Now

Do American Media Consumers Live for The High?

  In 2014 alone, 54.9 million people read online newspapers. To put that number into perspective, that's the entire population of South Africa. Everyday, nearly 65 million Twitter users read 140 character tweets of headlines that roll out by the second. While some of these headlines are certainly crucial to have knowledge of and interest … Continue reading Do American Media Consumers Live for The High?