The Bug Catcher and the Fisherman

Lately I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed. I’m at the age where a lot of my friends and classmates are getting engaged and/or having babies. It seems that a lot of young people get engaged after being together for only a short time, and sometimes I feel like I should follow suit. Alex and I just celebrated one year of dating, and sometimes it’s hard not to feel like rushing into things…

Where do I begin?

At this moment, I’m 21 years old. To a lot of people, that doesn’t seem like much; however, many of your crucial developmental years happen within those first years of life. Look at me, for example. I’ve successfully graduated from high school, learned to drive a car, started college, gotten a job, moved in with my first roommate (outside of school), traveled outside the country, fallen in love…