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The Countdown Begins

When you end up taking a “victory lap” in college, you notice the time passing a little different. Part of it has to do with most of your inner circle graduating from #collegekidproblems to #adultproblems or #realworldproblems and part of it is that the bulk of the student body is younger than you. 201 more words

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October Beaches

The water can take us away
We just have to start walking
We just have to take that first step

If you’re ready.

True Story

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To me High School was just four years of my life that got me to college. There are only a few people from High School I still keep in touch with and with that I am just fine. 100 more words

Southern Belle Charm

Mexico’s charro horse tradition

Since their arrival aboard Spanish ships in the 1500s, horses have been part of the story of the New World. In Mexico, there is perhaps no better representative of the country’s combined cultures and history than the horse trained for “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo. At AP

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Nine facts you may not know about the Navy on its 239th birthday

Steadfast to the bitter end, Navy tradition isn’t all rum punch and pollywogs. On its 239th Birthday, here are nine things you may not know about the United States Navy. At USO

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Year 2: Day 20 - Where I Was

I thought I had grown out of circles,
I thought time just passing was proof,
I thought it was time to step out,
I thought I could take it. 115 more words


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Charlotte Cuevas Colourcircular stairsA walking stereotype, Charlotte Cuevas is exactly what you'd expect from a children's librarian and freelance writer- most days you'll find her bustling about here and there, balancing coffee and a stack of books, fingers stained with ink and pearls jangling. She's quite serious about poetry, literature, personal growth, and figuring out how to rebuff society's standards when she's most content fitting right into them. The 365 Poetry Project is Charlotte's attempt to push herself to a greater mastery of the craft, as opposed to her wonderful penchant for writing “whenever I feel like it.” She in no way claims that it was her idea; only that it feels like something she need to do. http://charlottecuevas.wordpress.com



National Cat Day, an “unofficial” national holiday, is celebrated each year on October 29.  This day is a holiday that is sponsored by the Animal Miracle Foundation and was created by Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige in 2005.   484 more words

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