Category Archives: Reference

48 Epic Dream Hotels to Visit Before You Die

Hey everyone! I had to share this post. This article by the Matador Network features 48 Epic Dream Hotels to Visit Before You Die. The page made me depressed that I may never get to see or stay at some … Continue reading

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10 Summer Bucket List-Worthy Activities

Hey all! As a bucket list blogger, I thought it might be fun to compile ten items you can cross off your bucket list this summer. Have fun! 1). Go to an indoor trampoline park: These are springing up everywhere … Continue reading

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And What Do You Want to do with THAT?: The English Major

Go English majors! Long live liberal arts! Below is the speech I gave, during the weekend of my college graduation, at my English convocation: At the start of the movie Adventureland, there’s a scene in which James, the main character, … Continue reading

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Top 20 Inspiring Summer Reads

As a bucket list blogger, I am a bit obsessed with non-fiction inspirational books and memoirs. Although I have listed a few of these on my Inspiration Page, along with a post I wrote a year ago, Get Inspired to … Continue reading

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Project Light to Life Evolving to a .Com

Hi all! Hope everyone has had a good week and is looking forward to the weekend. I just returned from North Carolina, where I was searching for houses with my future roommates for several days. I love the area already … Continue reading

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Bucket List Blog

Hi all! Apologies again for being a phantom for a few weeks, but I officially graduated this weekend, so now it will be easier to keep up with Project Light to Life and to stay in touch with my lovely … Continue reading

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One Year Updates – Share Your Stories!

Hi all! Many apologies for being MIA for a few days. The end of my senior year of college is approaching — my last day of classes is this Monday, my  last assignments are due Tuesday, and commencement/graduation is May … Continue reading

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Volunteering Abroad Blog

A little less than a year ago, I featured Carl Honeysett as the first “Reader of the Month” on Project Light to Life. If you did not catch Carl’s original story, here are some highlights: Carl is an inspiring, twenty-something … Continue reading

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The Strangers Project

Several months ago, I became fascinated by The Strangers Project. If you enjoy Humans of New York, it is likely you will enjoy this project. Brandon Doman, who runs the site, has traveled the globe collecting over 7000+ true stories … Continue reading

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15 Quotes That Will Inspire You and Make You Think

As a bucket list blogger, I think that we all need a little inspiration sometimes. Here are some of my favorite inspirational quotes taken from a variety of sources: “What a comforting thought it is that the best day of … Continue reading

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