Reflection 012: Word(s) for the year

Then, (and I guess there’s more of a “step-by-step” than I realized) I start jointing down thoughts, which can be turned into goals for the new year. The “end result” of this is a “word for the year.”

I started doing this a few years ago because I’d heard a friend of mine speak on a young-professional panel, and he commented on how beneficial his version of this “exercise” had became during his twenty-something years. So, naturally, being the achiever that I am, I decided to try it for myself.

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Reflection 005

Last week, a mentor of mine spoke to my Community Group. Picture this: fourteen 20-somethings sitting around listening to a man with a ton of wisdom — just asking him questions and eating up every word. It was pretty great, and I'm super thankful that he'd give up his evening to spend time with us.

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Photo Session #16: Ice Cream Crawl

A few (well, more like six) weekends ago, I held an ice cream crawl for a few friends, who volunteered to help me practice some photography skills. You'll see some of the images below, but first let me share a bit of why I did it.

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Life in New York (Four Years Later)

This may be weird, but I'm elated anytime I randomly run into people on the sidewalk or in the grocery store or on the subway platform. It's funny because all of these things would just be "par for the course" back home. But, it's such a treat when they happen here. It's especially cool whenever it happens and you're with a friend who's visiting from out of town. Greet people, welcome them and give thanks!

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