Inside the bubble

Today’s prompt: A contagious disease requires you to be put into quarantine for a whole month (don’t worry, you get well by the time you’re free to go!). How would you spend your time in isolation? A whole month in isolation? I wonder if that’d be...
Your Number One

Your Number One

Today’s prompt: What was the #1 song when you were born? (not sure? you can find out here.) Write about how the song relates (or not!) to your personality.   I was so excited to learn that my number one song was “Flashdance (What a Feeling)” by Irene Cara....

Golden Age

If you had to live forever as either a child, an adolescent, or an adult, which would you choose — and why? A  few weeks ago I had a revelation over dessert with a friend from grad school. As we were chatting and laughing and joking about school, I said...

Recap of Atlantic Impact/Barbados 2014 trip

  Last week I returned from a weeklong trip to Barbados. My first, (and definitely not my last!), trip to the island. The trip was unique not just because it was my first time there but because I traveled with a group of teenagers from Detroit, Michigan, on their...

Atlantic Impact/Barbados 2014- Saying goodbye

Sadly this is our last full day on the island. Tonight the students will make their final presentations about their participation in Atlantic Impact and their trip to Barbados. The mentors have been spending time this week helping their mentees craft their portion of...

Atlantic Impact/Barbados 2014- Day 6

  Today was the second day of entrepreneurial shadowing and my mentee and I learned that when it comes to running a business, you have to be hands on! Some of the staff taught Kenneth how to disassemble cable boxes and separate the parts needed for recycling. He...