Capitol… Under Construction

I love a FULL Saturday, and March 12th did not disappoint. Order of the day: Library of Congress This has to be one of my favorite places. They architecture is beyond imagination. It is BEAUTIFUL! The pictures don’t event do it justice. It was also neat to to see the library of NAME. The history that…

Home Sweet Home

DC has quickly become my home! I love everything about it. It is not easy or cheap living in DC. But tonight as I watched “A League of their own”, it dawned on me why I love it so much. Tom Hanks says, “It’s suppose to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, then everyone would do…

Week before a big trip…

After having such good weather on Saturday, I knew that I had to take advantage of the good weather. Sunday morning I went for a walk around the neighborhood. It was so Awesome! I loved every minute of it. The neighborhood that I live in has houses from every era, and they come in all…

A Full Saturday: Alexandria to DC

My Week Monday to Saturday. Monday was President’s day! O how, I was so excited. I had plans too. But… the snow kept me in, and everything was canceled. It turned out to be a much needed, and relaxing day spent watching TV, painting nails, and hanging out. Tuesday, was such an interesting day. However,…

Special Guest

I just needed to write my thoughts before the big even of the week! This week Elder Stevenson is coming! I am excited to meet him! I have never had this type of opportunity before- or do I think that I will have it again. He will be in town for less than 24 hrs….

One bad day. Bring it on Week 4!

I have been in DC for 23 days and since getting here I have not really had a bad day!… I am not bragging, I just am acknowledging all of my blessings. Yesterday, however I felt pretty unlucky. Fast Forward to the start of the day. Work: I had a great day at work. I…

DC Is for Me!

*Written to an audience of college students on or looking for an internship. After finishing my second week as an intern for The Church Office of Public and International affairs. I want to share some insights that I have had. Be willing to stretch yourself and try something new, and take advantage of opportunities! Each…

Week 2 and a Blizzard

You know that you live anywhere besides Burley, ID, when Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day off. I find it such an opportunity to be in Washington DC at this time. However, my plans quickly changed when it was so cold outside. It is hard to stay motivated to keep going when your…

One Week Down…

I finished my first week at my new job! I am Intern. Going to work on Monday, was scary, exciting, overwhelming. It was the first day at work. When I first got there Ben gave me a tour of the building, and introduced me to everyone. I love how welcome they make me feel. They…

Yesterday: Olivia Pope -Today: Abigail Chase

Yesterday, was my first full day, living in DC officially. It was such a great day too. I could have wanted anything more. It was way more than I ever imagined! I woke up exhausted, and late… but I guess that is what they call jet lag. I was then able to go with Sharon….

My Road to the White House

*This probably includes WAY MORE details than you really want to know, so read at your own risk!* If you would have asked me just a little over a month ago, what I thought I would be doing next semester, the conversation would have went a little something like this. You: What are your plans…