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Strength In Letting Go

Strength In Letting Go
December 27, 2017
To my bullies, this is more for me, than it is for you…

Starts With Goodbye…

Starts With Goodbye...
July 22, 2017

As I stood in line at Dunkin’ Donuts, I heard a familiar voice. I couldn’t help but turn around, curious to know how I knew that voice,  and it caught a glimpse that stopped me in my tracks. It...

Thank You, Mr. Sparks

Thank You, Mr. Sparks
February 13, 2017

Dear Mr. Sparks, In the fall of 1996, you wrote ‘The Notebook.’ At that point in history of our world, I was only a few months old, yet you were already shaping the way I would view love and the...

What Lies Ahead

What Lies Ahead
October 10, 2016

As I lie in bed, wide awake at 3:30 a.m., my mind decides to wander. It’s running all over the place, but somehow, it always leads me back to you. It’s almost frightening thinking about you, honestly. I...

When Grief Takes Over…

When Grief Takes Over...
September 25, 2016

It’s the third day of fall and for the first time, it actually feels like fall weather. The windows of my car are rolled down and 94.7 Nash FM is blasting through the speakers, as the crisp, fresh air...

Entering My Roaring Twenties

Entering My Roaring Twenties
June 9, 2016

As of tomorrow, I will be a new honorary member of the roaring twenties brigade. But today, as I live my last day as a teen, it has finally hit me. For the first time, I’m beginning to feel dread...

What Almost, But Never Truly Was

What Almost, But Never Truly Was
May 9, 2016

Boy meets girl, girl meets boy. Simple story, right? I liked him. He liked me. It was a ‘puppy love “romance,”’ you can say. Everyone we knew thought we were dating secretly, some even referred...

Chase a Passion, Not a Career

Chase a Passion, Not a Career
March 14, 2016

As children, the world is our playground. We are brought up with the thought that knowing what we want to be when we grow up was a necessity. And when we’re asked what it is we wanted to be, we used...

I Write, But I’m Not a Writer

I Write, But I'm Not a Writer
November 24, 2015

I’m not majoring in journalism. I don’t dream of one day being listed as an author. I don’t think about spending my nights wondering what my biography will say on the back of a hardcover book. I...

A Letter To Me At Fourteen…

A Letter To Me At Fourteen...
November 10, 2015

When I was fourteen, I wish someone told me some things. If I could write a letter to myself, I'd know what I would say. I’d say I know it’s tough when kids in school make life feel complicated...

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