A Few of My Favorite Things, #30: Notre Dame’s Campus

This will be my last post in this series—I was aiming to write every day in June, and I managed to do so! I’ll keep posting periodically but not every day. There are certain places that contain so many memories that they leap out from every corner whenever you visit. Notre Dame became one of … More A Few of My Favorite Things, #30: Notre Dame’s Campus

A Few of My Favorite Things, #28: Watching the Olympics

While I have not the slightest bit of athletic skill, I love watching Olympic athletes perform at a high level. It’s exciting to root them on, and often it inspires me to persevere and perform well at my own pursuits. It’s amazing to see what people are capable of with hard work, passion, and dedication. I vividly remember … More A Few of My Favorite Things, #28: Watching the Olympics

A Few of My Favorite Things, #27: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

I’ve realized that a lot of my favorite books are introspective coming-of-age novels that follow a protagonist through different stages of their life. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is the prime example of this. I also love Richard Llewellyn’s How Green Was My Valley—the use of Welsh phrases in that one gives the prose a lyrical bent, and it’s … More A Few of My Favorite Things, #27: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn