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ITS OFFICIAL!

Anyone who has been reading here for any duration is probably sick of all the plans I make that either fall through, or that I don't follow up on. Today is the day I finally write about something that is certainly, definitely, beyond the shadow of a doubt HAPPENING. WE BOUGHT FLIGHTS FOR THE CAMINO! My sister… Continue reading ITS OFFICIAL!

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Thoughts on a Tuesday: Maybe This is It

Sometimes things begin to happen or begin to fall into place that you just don't see coming. It happens pretty frequently, actually. Of course there are times where being blindsided is a horrible thing and knocks you to your knees. But there are other times when the thing you don't see coming is maybe, possibly,… Continue reading Thoughts on a Tuesday: Maybe This is It

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November 13th

There are only five more days of school before we have NINE days away from school, away from kids, away from reality. So what's going on this week? I've decided that on Friday we're having a quiz in quite literally every subject. That means no classroom instruction, and that's the point. Before a vacation is… Continue reading November 13th

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Everything In Its Turn

As one who is by nature quiet and reclusive, I shock even myself when I say with all sincerity: I am ready to socialize. They say to everything there is a season, and the season is upon us. In high school I was thrust into throngs of my peers, who instead of feeling pressured to… Continue reading Everything In Its Turn

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Another Adventure is Nigh

Today is Thursday. I have the weekend to finish packing the rest of my belongings and be on my way by Tuesday. The end of one chapter of your life and the opening of the next is a volatile time. Transitions can bring out the best and the worst in people. Until the past week… Continue reading Another Adventure is Nigh

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Bucketlist Check: Geocaching

For about 9+ years now I've had it on my list to try out this Geocaching thing. I heard about it in middle school and thought the concept sounded fun and adventurous and just all around appealing. But I didn't have a gps or even a cell phone, so it was added to the bucket… Continue reading Bucketlist Check: Geocaching

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Let’s get excited for a moment.

Anyone who has had more than, say, three life experiences knows that great surprises come in all shapes and sizes. This time my surprise came in the shape of a long lost friend offering me a great opportunity. My plans for moving to China in January to teach English have remained surprisingly cohesive for the… Continue reading Let’s get excited for a moment.

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Theodore

In college my group of friends jumped around a lot, as you probably picked up if you read my post Digging Deeper. Despite that, I had one best friend for three of those years, and even though we don't talk as much as we'd like anymore, I would still consider her my best friend. When… Continue reading Theodore