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College Checkered: Breath. Calm Down. Relax.

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print I know it’s easier said than done, but honestly, you need to. Just settle down. So many of my acquaintances, and even my friends are constantly worried about the future. “What if I don’t have a job,” “what if we don’t work out,” “what if she says no,” “what if […]

College Checkered: A Letter to Nice Men and Boys

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print I’m writing to apologize on behalf of all the females that have been asses to you.  There seems to be a lot of male bashing, and the whole, “guys suck and you’re beautiful” type of theme. But you know what, we’re asses too. Females are just as capable of stepping […]

College Checkered: Ever Wondered About Your Impact?

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print What do you actually contribute in this world? I worry rather than wonder most of the time. Mainly, it’s because I feel like if I haven’t impacted someone or something while being on this planet, regardless of my accomplishments, in someway I have failed some kind of purpose. We all […]

College Checkered: Letter Dedicated to You, Wherever You May Be

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print   Dear YOU, Wonderful, adoring, beautiful, you, I can’t wait until we meet someday. I’m not waiting around in my room for someone like you, I’m out dating, meeting new people, and I guess in a way, growing somewhat before we become something. You see, we’re going to be amazing […]

College Checkered: Lessons From Past Dating Experiences

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print   I used to date a guy who would ask me at the end of every day, “are you happy?” He felt that if he were really doing his part in the relationship then the yes’s would outweigh the no’s. If there ever were no’s when he asked, he’d do […]

Important Life Lessons For a Life Actually Worth Living

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print   Make your own adventure: Regardless of how trivial it is. Make an adventure out of it. Create a treasure map to the grocery store, make up a whole different identify for yourself at Starbucks, speak with a different accent for an entire day. Doesn’t matter what it is, just make it […]

College Checkered: Dear Reader, You Are Beautiful

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print You are absolutely beautiful. Everything about you is beautiful. I love the way your hair is unruly and sometimes covers your eyes. I love your smile. I adore your skin, the color it bares, and every mole and freckle that accessories it. Your laugh is contagious and despite how shy […]

College Checkered: Sometimes I Feel Like I Am Playing Catch Up

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print   I have dated off and on during my college career. Now, let me explain my definition of “dating”. Dating for me is usually just either sharing a good snuggle or a meal with someone inconsistently.

College Checkered: Learning to Love Valentine’s Day

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print   Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love, hope and romance. Believe it or not, you can celebrate of all of that if you’re single. Don’t focus on the fact that you’re not in a relationship or that you recently broke up with a partner. It’s ok to still […]

College Checkered: Looking Back on 2011

Brenda Figueroa The Paw Print Welcome back, my faithful readers! I hope you all had a wonderful break and you’re settling in nicely in your dorms/apartments and enjoying all your new and exciting classes. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about this past year and have come up with a list about life, people […] is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet