Not Bad for a Girl with No Creativity

This week alone, God has opened so many doors. Many of which, I still cannot see. However, like the old song says, "Jesus will!" I am so grateful for those that pour into me and speak life over me. I am thankful for the new relationships established within the last month that, for lack of …

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And so it begins…

"There's no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this." Recent work weeks have been tiring but rewarding. I am so blessed to work with team members who not only fill in the gaps of my shortcomings, but those who express their insane levels of creativity to make projects fun and unique. …

Embrace the JOurneY

"Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won't have a title until much later." - Unknown (...or Pinterest) There is so much beauty in the journey. So Much! My future autobiography will be fascinating! In recent months, I've had amazing conversations with close friends and family. Reflecting, I discovered that I have a …

One Little Word® | Speak

This time last year, I chose to participate in the One Little Word Challenge because of a post on Instagram. Quickly, I scrambled to find the right word for 2015. For some reason, I chose 'valiant'. No thought was put into selecting the word, yet I somehow handled numerous 2015 moments courageously. 'Valiant' was tucked …

10 Toxic People You Shouldn’t Bring With You Into The New Year

Reflect and move on. That's the goal. Why take negativity into a new year? This Elite Daily blog post hit the nail on the head. What are you no longer allowing in 2015? The people who make your life more stressful. The people who use you. The people who don't respect you. The people who always manage …

25 Ways You Know You Are Dating a Student Affairs Professional*

This list is the most honest mash-up of things that are real in my life. It’s funny how my professional experiences merges more and more into my personal life. Enjoy!

K. Jones ♥

Dances with Dissonance

*This includes graduate students as well. Don’t get it twisted – your assistantship is 20 hours a week and you’re doing student affairs work with real, live students; hence you are a professional in my opinion.

Have you ever been on a date and realized you’ve done one of the following? Or perhaps you’ve been on a date with someone in Student Affairs and always thought something seemed off about them. Well here’s a list of the top ways you know you’re on a date with someone in SA (with special notations about #ResLife only issues)

1)    Your first date involves: Name games, free pizza, and an evaluation of what could be improved for the next time.

pizza dreams true

2)    They give you career counseling.
One minute you’re discussing your job and musing about your expectations/interests in your career, and the next they are asking you probing questions about what makes you…

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My Imaginary, Independently Wealthy, Stay-at-Home Boyfriend

November 1, 2013 - I am grateful for... 1. No Shave November (when observed by men) The title of this post comes from a Pinterest board that I stumbled upon. That pinner spoke to my heart because she nailed the description of my imaginary, independently wealthy, stay-at-home boyfriend. So shout out to Annie Kubena and her …