When the road looks rough ahead And you’re miles and miles From your nice warm bed…You’ve got a friend in me.

Short and to the point: It’s hard to be away.

So I hope I am not repeating myself too much, but as you may know, I went away to school. Seven hours from home and pretty much all of civilization for that matter. From my family, friends, boyfriend….my whole community. Compared to the bustle of the northwest suburbs of Chicago, this university-focused town right off the interstate is all but dead. Continue reading