One Year Later…Who Rescued Who?

Wow—where to even start with this post? That it’s been a whole year since Josh and I adopted Fitz is overwhelming in itself. To think about the place I was in that made me want to adopt a dog in the first place, and seeing the place I’m in now brings tears to my eyes. […]

Continue Reading

Let’s Talk About Therapy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  Today is World Mental Health Day, so I want to get real with you. A few days ago, I shared on my Instagram (@ashburgett) that this summer was really rough for me. I experienced one of the most traumatic life events that I wouldn’t wish on anyone (although I know it happens all the […]

Continue Reading

Putting Down Roots

Over the last few years, I’ve struggled with the idea of putting down roots. When will it happen? Where will I eventually settle? Am I wasting away my life moving all around or am I gaining experience? I moved to South Carolina for undergrad and each summer I would move to a different city with […]

Continue Reading

Why I’m (Still) So Obsessed With My Study Abroad Experience

On September 5, 2015, I got on a plane to study abroad for the semester in Shanghai, China. Prior to this, I had only traveled outside of the US once and that was to the Bahamas on a cruise (which, let’s be honest, to a Floridian that’s basically the equivalent of going to your next-door […]

Continue Reading

You’ll Regret Going to a Small College

During my last semester of high school nearly four years ago, I was dead set on attending Florida State. I had my roommate picked out, and paid my deposit for our summer dorm room. I was anxiously waiting for the time where I would be able to rush, go to all the football games/tailgates, and […]

Continue Reading