November 22: Bird Nest Chair (Makeup Post)

It’s Thanksgiving week, and I’m back in New England with my relatives. The cousins I am staying with today have a white dangly chair stuffed with pillows. It’s so cozy, and I feel like a bird up in its nest. I am thankful to have this time with my cousins, for accessible outlets by where…

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November 4: Thursdays

I am thankful for Thursdays. This quarter my grad class has taken place on Wednesday evenings. The pressure of the work week typically leads up to that moment and then dissipates. Thus, after work on Thursdays, I feel as if I can take an evening to relax. Most of my week is spent running from…

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Let me brag on my huge, supportive family

We will always be there for each other at a moment’s notice, and we will always welcome others into our family when they need a place to belong.

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Good evening, Mr. Neighbor

He walked into our apartment wearing red suspenders and black gym shorts pulled up over his torso. Meet my neighbor, always good for a laugh. Living in an African home has taught me a lot about loving the neighbors who live with me. I don’t yet know most of the people in my apartment complex,…

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This is my last…

Many college seniors count their “lasts” – the last chicken tender night at the cafeteria, the last general education classes they put off for three years, the last spring break road trip with the roomies, the long-awaited last set of finals. I do not know what collegiate lasts will most strike me, but I am…

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