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Voting in This Year’s General Election

It was super easy for me to vote this year, so I encourage anyone reading to go out and vote! The General Election is on November 8th, but there is the option of in-person early voting from October 27th to November … Continue reading

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Homestead Farm

Acres and acres of apple trees greeted me as I drove down the rocky old backroad to Homestead Farm. Every once in a while, a toddler would waddle out of the trees and wave at the passing cars, or an … Continue reading

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Life Transition Survival Guide

Not everyone is currently feeling this way, but maybe you are – you feel a change in the air. You can tell you’re entering a phase of transition in your life, or perhaps you’re already deep in it. It can … Continue reading

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Frequent Flier FAQ: Advice I Wish I Had Before Flying This Year

This summer, I have tried to fly four times total; only one of those flights has gone off without a hitch. That flight was perfect. The plane was quiet, the flight was smooth, and I didn’t have anyone trying to … Continue reading

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My Final Days of Summer Bucket List

With only about 50 days left of summer, and the school season creeping back into view, I am always reminded around now to look back at my last 3 months of summer vacation and consider if I spent it to … Continue reading

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Best Sources for Secondhand Shopping

We’re all aware that inflation is a serious problem nowadays, and it feels like everything is way more expensive than it ever has been. Whether you love to shop for fun, or just need to buy the essentials, I think … Continue reading

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Prioritizing Your Wellness

Thinking of something positive to write about this week is really hard. So instead of pretending that things are okay, I’m going to write about how important it is to prioritize your own well-being when things don’t feel okay. Prioritizing … Continue reading

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The Last High School Graduation

A cool breeze broke through the warming air, drifting the skirt of my dress to the side. I crossed my legs to try and cover myself some and shifted so the sun may not reach the pale winter skin I … Continue reading

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Making (And Keeping) New Friends

Nothing kills your social life like a two-year global pandemic. Not only was it virtually impossible to meet new people, but keeping up with existing friends could at times be an emotionally exhausting task. Can anyone else relate? The good … Continue reading

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Take a Sick Day

This morning, my partner woke up and immediately told me he’s not going to work today. He’s been feeling sick for a few days, and while he’s pretty sure it’s just allergies, he decided he needs time to rest if … Continue reading

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