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If you pray, please pray

Soooo, Irma is coming through Naples, my hometown. And we're here, me and my insane old dad. He won't go. He won't even go to a shelter nearby, let alone my boyfriend's house which is built to withstand at least some measure of hurricane. Even he and his family are leaving for the eastern coast… Continue reading If you pray, please pray

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When Will I be Home?

I have lived in my new apartment for just over a month now. Can you believe it? Time has surely flown. Day to day life has been filled with training and preparing and finally teaching. It has been filled with new people and too little sleep, and a couple of adventures along the way. It… Continue reading When Will I be Home?

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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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Chivalry – Still Alive?

I spent last week in southern Florida. Florida was my home for four years of university, and I can honestly say that I did not appreciate it enough while I had it. I mean, I had great times and experienced a lot and made fantastic friends. But I really struggled during college (mostly in a… Continue reading Chivalry – Still Alive?