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Being in Your Twenties Sucks — Confessions of a Frustrated and Confused 24-Year-Old

June 25, 2012

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When you’re in middle school, you’re informed that high school is a “rough place,” but that it’s fun. You start off at the bottom of the food chain again, but by your senior year, you’ll probably have had your first boyfriend, your first kiss, your college picked out, and the assurance of what you’re meant […]

Not Meant to Be

April 3, 2012

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Many people talk about break-ups with significant others, but rarely do people mention friendship break-ups. I’m feeling especially inspired given that within the course of the year’s first three months, I’ve had a few friendships either break-up, come together, or slowly pull apart at the seam. All very different situations, all very different people. All […]

In Defense of the Friends Who Always Get Left Behind

December 17, 2011

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There’s a lot of preconceived notions attached to that phrase: the friends who “always get left behind.” What does that mean exactly? What is the context of that phrase? Or is it so obvious, that it needs no explanation? There is a certain group of people out there who will understand this statement better than the rest. […]

Pictures to Keep (Burn)

October 19, 2011

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Since I moved, I’ve been making frequent trips back and forth between my family’s house and my new apartment to lug over the next set of junk I forgot to bring over the first time. Last time, I lost track of time looking through old photos. And then I came across a picture of me […]

Originality Died . . . a Long Time Ago

September 16, 2011

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Something has hit me recently: I’ve been reading a LOT of really interesting posts on Freshly Pressed as of late. I think most of my inspiration to write on certain topics has spurred from reading someone else’s thoughts. I can’t help but appreciate learning so many new things, or reading someone else’s perspective, or being […]

What’s Luck Got to Do with It?

July 22, 2011

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Obviously inspiration for the title came from a song title. I’ll let you figure that one out on your own though. : ) I’ve been thinking about the idea of luck. Many people have told me I’m so lucky. After all, I’ve won front row tickets to see Wicked four times (my name pulled twice, […]

Harry Potter and the List of Evil Things

July 3, 2011

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I just finished Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. It feels like quite the accomplishment for me, for it’s the third book I’ve read this summer. For many people who often read, this, no doubt, falls short of the meaning of “accomplishment,” but that’s okay. It’s been years since I’ve picked up a book and […]