Monthly Archives: September 2010

In or out?

It’s funny being back among people my own age. As I sit in a busy café, surrounded by my peers, I look around me and see diversity embodied. From studious to disengaged, the students who frequent this place are all … Continue reading

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Rural Romp

I’m not a fan of the word romp. There, I’ve said it: I’m a word snob. Romp is one of those words that makes me cringe. However, the word and I were willing to put aside our differences today and … Continue reading

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Exposure

I recently wrote my first article for the school paper. With the exception of directing a few of my good friends to this blog, this is the first time I’ve written something that will be read by people I know. … Continue reading

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Connectivity

I feel like I’ve been absent from the blog for a while now, though it has only been a few days. Sometimes I feel like I’ve been absent from the computer in general if I’ve been away from it for … Continue reading

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Without Your Permission…

Today I had an experience that put me in mind of the classic Eleanor Roosevelt quote: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. I showed up to do some work, and the vibe I got was that … Continue reading

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Bloom

Sometimes I think in clichéd metaphors. I think about how I’ve never given myself a chance to fully bloom as an individual, to really flower. I think about how I’ve allowed myself a certain amount of happiness, but before fully … Continue reading

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Beginnings.

The smell of crisp fall leaves is in the air, and despite my denial, fall is upon us. No longer can I leave the house in a sleeveless top and the jean shorts I’ve worn into a perfect fit. Despite … Continue reading

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