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Instant Forgiveness

Here’s a journal entry from a few weeks back that never saw the light of day. It’s still completely relevant as school wraps up these next few days: Instant Forgiveness—I don’t even remember when I’m mad anymore. One of the … Continue reading

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Retracing Encounters: The One That Changed My Life

1. Matthew One of the great loves of my life came into being the fall that I moved to Nome, Alaska to work at a non-profit radio station. Although I was the youngest member of our community, and he was … Continue reading

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Retracing Encounters: Changing the World One Outfit and Song at a Time

3. Schotty Location of Interaction: Niagara Falls, NY We were quite the dynamic duo in college. We operated a column together in the school newspaper for a short period of time and we supported each other through each ridiculous crush … Continue reading

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Boredom

When I was fifteen, I taught myself how to never be bored. I’m a decade into this practice and still going strong. Although, this week, I’ve found myself saying the phrase “I’m bored”, I don’t actually mean it. I did … Continue reading

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Give the Junkie What He Wants

You walk past a junkie on the street. He puts out his hand. How do you react? a. You ignore him. b. You smile and greet him. c. You make fun of him and walk away. d. You give him … Continue reading

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Manatees in the Shark Tank

Life’s a shark tank, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be a shark. It also doesn’t mean that you have to be a guppy. You don’t have to be helpless and you don’t have to be vicious. There’s … Continue reading

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Begin Again, Right Now

“A relationship is reborn whenever we see someone as they are right now and don’t hold them to who they were.” –Marianne Williamson Every moment is a chance to start over. At least, that’s what I try to tell myself. … Continue reading

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