Yesterday morning, I buttoned my blazer, grabbed my coffee mug, and slipped out the front door for my first day as an editorial intern at Tiger Oak Publications with a big smile on my face. As silly as it may seem, it’s always been a dream of mine to weave through interstate traffic and into a city on my morning commute to work. And yesterday — in addition to being immersed in an excellent magazine environment — I got to live that dream.
Whether they seem little, big, or completely out of this world, we all look forward to things in life. It’s what keeps us excited about new opportunities and adventures … even when reality doesn’t live up to our expectations, or what we have hoped and wanted for ourselves.
The bewildering part of this is, though I’m only an intern, my drive and first day on the job felt too incredible, too good to be true. It’s like I didn’t think these things I looked forward to would actually ever happen to me. After all, big breaks and happy endings only happen on TV and in movies, right?Read More