New Perspectives

Today I went to the top of the tallest building in Worcester. At 24 stories, Worcester Plaza leaps above the four and five-story bulk of downtown and rises, silver-clad and square, like an fancy lego piece that has been put to new uses. From the top the city’s seven hills were spread around us, making Worcester…

A Very Scottish Blog Post

Hello! I’m wishing you a very happy belated new year from a snug little coffee shop overlooking the streets of Stirling, Scotland. YES. Scotland! I’m spending this semester at the University of Stirling, and, despite the rainy weather, I am incredibly happy to be here. I don’t have a whole lot to tell quite yet, because most…

Small Sugary Confections

I am a huge fan of cupcakes. I am one of those people who was swept up in the cupcake craze of the last couple of years. Cupcake exclusive bakeries were all the rage and I was first in line. At home I actually prefer to bake my own cupcakes. It is cheaper, more fun,…

Long-weekend: Euphoria, then tidying up!

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So the first week of the semester foreshadowed the grim side of my over-commitment. Thankfully, MLK Day helped me ease into things a little more. The long weekend allowed for much needed over-relaxation. Not only did I re-watch some Samurai Champloo for what I can only call “creative stimulation,” but I was also able to…

Home: There and Back Again

Hi lovely people! I’m happy to say I had a wonderful time back home and came back to a good start to the semester. I was home for three weeks before I had to repack my bags and take those three flights back here. In those three weeks, I didn’t do much but relax and…

Exploring Worcester

Welcome Back! I’m blogging to you from NU Café on Chandler Street in Worcester, which is convenient because I want to tell you about getting off campus. Each year at Clark I’ve ventured off campus a little more. This year my roommate and I are taking advantage of the city and trying a lot of…