Welcome to my first blog! This will be a project that will allow you, the reader, to follow along with me, Larissa, as I strive and search for ways to have a good life. What does it mean to have a good life, you ask? It means something different to each person, of course. It is a goal I have started to work toward more and more as I move into adulthood and the rest of my life. Most importantly, though, to a great extent, living a good life is a choice; one made within the context of your own life, day to day. I want to wake up each morning and say, "This is going to be a great day. This is my one chance to have a great day." In other words, and as Mary Oliver so poetically wrote, "Doesn't everything die at last, and too soon? Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Over the course of this exploration, you may see me thrive, trip, fall, blunder, survive, rejoice, mourn, laugh, and even babble. But I hope you will glean as much insight, knowledge, and inspiration as I will in the process. Here's to a good life!