Personal Dictionary Part 1: Brain Snacks 

Stink it, I've created another one.      Another what?          Well, I use these phrases that a friend once dubbed "Ryanneisms." They are phrases that nobody else seems to use and earn me quite a few odd looks when I say them in everyday conversations. But I'm learning to just roll…

“I Met the Fall”

November is my favorite month and not just because of Thanksgiving, pumpkin flavored everything, National Novel-Writing Month, the fact that eleven is my favorite number, or even my birthday. I love November because, living in Arizona and California, this is the month when Autumn finally arrives and, this morning, she arrived and met me with…

What’s your Coffee PersonaLatte?

In the midst of the craziness of the past few months, I have observed that college changes people. For some, they might challenge their former political ideologies or decide to go by their middle name or cut off their hair or switch majors a record number of times. However, the most common change seems to be that…