Veterans Interview with Jordan Wacker

Now that I've presented my Veteran Interview to my Visual Communication class, I wanted to share it online. So incredibly grateful to Jordan Wacker for letting me interview him for this project, especially when I asked him at the absolute last minute (aka at a bar on Thanksgiving Eve 🙄). My favorite parts from the … Continue reading Veterans Interview with Jordan Wacker

Why Local Elections Matter 

Besides my birthday, Election Day is the best day of the year. I’d honestly be amazed to meet someone who feels the same way as I do about this. I couldn’t even tell you what first sparked my love for this day.  I remember registering to vote almost immediately after turning 18. I remember the … Continue reading Why Local Elections Matter 

My Reverse Bucket List

Being in your 20's is weird. Everyone is at different stages in life. Some are still in school (me), some are working on their careers, or even starting families. Whatever it may be, it's easy to compare yourself to those around you and question what you're really doing with your life. You've heard of a bucket … Continue reading My Reverse Bucket List

First Day of School Thoughts

I survived my first day of classes! All eight hours of it! It's probably just me that finds this whole thing as funny as I do, but here's every thought that ran through my head when I obviously wasn't paying attention during classes today:  Getting to school Getting out of the car: is it too … Continue reading First Day of School Thoughts

I’m Back (to School)! 

It's been quite some time since I've last posted (3 months exactly)! Between the chaos of tax collection season, my summer classes, and trying to enjoy what little free time I had left, any chance I had to write clearly escaped me. But no worries, because I'm finally back! Since there's only one week left … Continue reading I’m Back (to School)! 

24 Lessons I’ve learned in 24 Years

Since reading this post on Nineteen Chickens about getting into the habit of making Monday's a better day, I've truly been working on not looking at the beginning of the week so negatively! And how can I not be positive, today of all days?  IT'S MY BIRTHDAY.  There really isn't anything special about turning 24, … Continue reading 24 Lessons I’ve learned in 24 Years

CT Speaker of the House, Joe Aresimowicz

Joe Aresimowicz never planned to be a politician. In fact, he "always considered himself the reluctant politician" and "never once for a moment thought he'd ever get involved in politics." On January 4, 2017, Aresimowicz was officially elected as the Connecticut Speaker of the House, in addition to proudly serving the 30th House District, which includes Berlin … Continue reading CT Speaker of the House, Joe Aresimowicz

The Berlin Budget Proposal and How It Affects You!

On Tuesday, March 28, the Berlin Town Council and Board of Education presented their budget proposals for the 2017-2018 fiscal year during a public hearing at Berlin High School. Now that we are less than 2 weeks away from voting on the budget, take a look below at how this year's proposal could affect your … Continue reading The Berlin Budget Proposal and How It Affects You!