College Educated We Graduated

Don’t get me wrong; I am scared of the future, sure, who isn’t. What keeps me even-keeled is the fact of living in the moment. Were at an age in time where we fake our feelings because of what people would think or say to us or behind our backs.

Our teacher told us to open up in the last blog post of the class. What makes you tick? Talk about life. Give advice. Maybe a heartfelt letter. Our teacher proceeded to ask, “if money were no object, what would you do in life?” Continue reading

An Open Letter To College Freshmen

Dear College Frosh,

People often ask me, my mother on a regular basis, when will I get a job or what will I do after hockey. To be honest I have no clue. Since the age of two my life has revolved around hockey. If it weren’t for hockey I would probably be living at home in Alaska with a 9 to 5 job behind a desk with no college degree and for that, I am forever grateful. The friends, experiences, memories, emotions and everything that I have gone through is all due to what hockey has given me and that is something I will never be able to repay the game or my family and friends.

Most people go 18 years feeling like everything is figured out and you have no worries. Then you move out on your own and have no idea how to pay bills or even do laundry. This thing called life just popped up on you. Its funny how life is, you go through all your youth not worrying about what’s going to happen next, then senior year high school comes and people start worrying about colleges. You get to college and now you are back to not worrying about what’s going to happen next, until senior year comes and all the worrying starts. For me, I moved out when I was 13 but most people are moving out for their first time. Leaving home that young has set me out on this journey I have now completed at MSU. In the next four years you’re going to find yourself, hopefully. Continue reading

The One Love That Got Away

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened” – Dr. Seuss

I enjoy spending time at home and all don’t get me wrong, but since I enrolled in school at Michigan State University in June of 2011, I have spent 42 out of the 51 months with the love of my life. However, in those 9 months, I miss her 95% of the time, the other 5% I don’t has to be the first few days of every visit home with family until I start saying to myself everyday, “I can’t wait to get back to her”. I know I can’t be the only one out there missing someone so maybe this will help you get by. So for those people going through some withdrawals of their own, hopefully this post brings a smile to your face! Continue reading