Bittersweet

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. —from Bittersweet by Shauna Niequist As a child, I hated bittersweet chocolate. It seemed like an insult to the very nature of chocolate, a tragedy in the storybook of sweets. As a kid I thought,“Adults have to…

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My Convocation Address

Today was the Fall Convocation chapel service at Grove City College where I sat as an audience member. Today I have my own convocation address on this blog. Who knows if anyone will read it, but that’s fine. Most of my comments come from a talk I got to give to freshman last Saturday at…

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The Kelly Tree

My family has sort of weird backstory. I used to not tell people about it when I first came to college because I thought it was kind of strange. However, now that I’ve gotten over myself, I enjoy telling the story of my family’s history. My family has all gone to the same college. [disclaimer:…

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Guided By The Eye Twitch

So I have this thing that happens to me when I get stressed out. The only times this characteristic makes is presence known is when I am feeling rather nervous about something. It is…….THE EYE TWITCH. And it looks like this: Some people get a sinking feeling in their stomach, butterflies in their chest…and I…

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President of The Awkward Club

Dear World, I am pleased to nominate myself for the position of President for “The Awkward Club.” My primary reasons for nominating myself for this honor stem from my string of awkward moments that I experienced on March 19, 2014. I will recount those events in detail now for your pleasure and entertainment. Let the…

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Introducing: THE COOL AUNT

Welcome to my new blog: THE COOL AUNT Perhaps you have stumbled upon this blog by accident, but it is my intention to keep you coming back for more. This blog will tell the tales of me, Grace Leuenberger, and my journey in life as I strive to be the 20 year old “COOL AUNT.”…

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