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What's the secret to true revision?

In the introduction Joseph Harris explains that although “there has been much talk about the importance of revision, there has been little substantive advice on how to do it” (7). 75 more words


Journal Entry 08.27.2014

Actually I’m not sure just what day it is, except Wednesday; that’s when we have trash picked up in the neighborhood.  I’m on vacation and it would appear somewhat of a spiritual retreat. 989 more words

Writings By Eliza

A Journey of Re-Discovery – Part V

“A New Tack”

Any good sailor knows that when the wind is following, you need to tack across it to make any forward progress. 2,194 more words

Writings By Eliza

Preparing to Be Prepared to Be Broke

I haven’t even started medical school yet but I’m already thinking about what kind of side gigs I could do so I have a bit of pocket cash. 157 more words


I have to admit. I dislike NYC. I think it’s a miserable place and that it’s overcrowded. So I’m still coming to terms with the fact that I have to go back for 4 years starting next year. 166 more words

Surely An Experience

Word for the wise: a tablespoon of brown sugar does not neutralize the spiciness of a tablespoon of black pepper.

Well, with that lesson in culinary adventurism leaned, I can’t really say that there’s much to share about my day, aside from the fact that, in order to hide my cooking experimentation, I pretty much overloaded myself again with food. 98 more words

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Keeping Up with the Kardashians

You know I am not doing well when I look forward to the season finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. It means I’ve chosen hours of reality television over healthier activities, like, well, anything else really. 640 more words

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