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May 27, 2015

Tonight around 7.30, after 12 straight hours of summer fun, I hopped in the shower eager to retire with a book and some writing for the rest of the evening. The sense of timelessness that often comes with summer had enveloped me, and despite my strict schedule of early...

May 20, 2015

After spending a few nights at my grandparents and waking up to down-the-hall conversation instead of an incessant beeping, I finally curled into my own bed last night and fell into a well-deserved rest. Getting back to the blaring alarm should have been a little more...

May 13, 2015

I was sorting through a card box a few weeks back, separating the “Get well soons” from the “Happy birthdays.” All of these cards were marked by special occasions. A graduation, a marriage, a holiday…

But then I got to another category… the “thinking of you” cards.

I lik...

May 6, 2015

I always thought I would cry at my high school graduation. The Vitamin C graduation song (Friends Forever)  had been able to make me sob since I was in fifth grade and I sometimes feel as though I thrive off sentimentality.

But I didn’t cry. Because it wasn’t a fin...

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