That time I met New Kids on the Block

That time I met New Kids on the Block

Happy holidays! Since I like to focus on all things fabulous here, I wanted to share one of the best days of my childhood with you. I always get a bit nostalgic about this at this time of the year because when I was 13, I got tickets to see New Kids on the Block [...]

Inching toward the finish line…..

Today is my last day of classes for the fall 2013 semester. Where has the time gone?? I begin my final semester next month. Did I really just type that?  I remember my first day of school in fall 2011. I went to a writing class that is required for communications majors, after attending a [...]

It’s amazing what brings me back…..

I was recently looking for some information on my university’s website.  As I was looking through the site, trying to find what I was researching, I came across the flow sheet for my major. I got goose bumps. Why, you wonder? When I was trying to apply to my university in the spring of 2011, [...]

Top 10 Things I Learned This School Year

1. Confidence and a strong desire to work hard to succeed make a huge difference in my ability to believe I can do well in college. 2. My horrible grades from college in the 1990s don't define the academic Amy anymore, especially since I got a 4.0 GPA this semester. 3. It is weird having [...]

Making a dream a reality

Do you remember what sparked major life changes in YOUR life?  I remember what prompted me to sign up for an online dating website--the one I met my husband through.  I remember what prompted us to sell our condo and buy our house.  That's a call I will never forget.  I was parked at my [...]


I've been thinking a lot about time lately--the past, the present, and the future. I've been looking back a lot at my previous college experience, as I've spent a lot of time in the last few weeks trying to work with the appropriate folks at my current institution to get previous credits transferred.  In looking [...]