My Favorite Moments: Books In The Bath

There is absolutely nothing I love more than reading books in the bath. Lately I’ve been completely obsessed with how to get the best bath possible. Tell me that this doesn’t sound great: a hot bath with your favorite scented candles, cell phone turned off, and episome salt soaking underneath you. Gah, this is enough to […]

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Walking On Thick Ice

It was the nicest January day that I can remember. My boyfriend and I both had the day off, so we decided to take a walk down by the river. The sun was shining, water was finally flowing in-between the massive broken ice pieces, and soggy but still just as colorful leaves were peeking through […]

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When The World Fell Apart

My memory isn’t the best. Even flash bulb moments seem to fizzle out in my brain over the years. I couldn’t tell you how I got to school that early September morning or even what I was learning in school, but I do remember the moment that changed it all. I suppose I woke up, got on […]

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How To Turn A Weed Into A Flower

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been drawn to weeds. With their long, strong limbs and sometimes fuzzy, sometimes sharp stalks standing erect in the soil, they seem to almost challenge a person to come and pull them. Pulled one day and back the next, they don’t take it personally that some […]

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Tales From The Pew

As I walked down the isle of the church, I could hear nothing but my navy blue, Velcro-strapped shoes tapping across the ground. They told me that this wasn’t going to be intimidating, but when your mom tells you not to get any stains on your shirt before you leave the house the intimidation of […]

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Hold On To Your Jitters

It’s the first day of school, and for the first time I’m not there. It didn’t bother me when everyone else was getting all packed up and driving away, but it finally hit me this morning. After sixteen long years of hard work and mild panic attacks, it’s all over. No more late nights up studying […]

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How Deep The Sand Goes

It was like I blinked and it was the end of summer. The last beach day before my mom headed back to work had finally arrived. Bitter sweet. When we got out of the car, we had about a solid hour before it got dark —just the way we like it. Instead of frying under the scorching […]

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