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27 Years Young

One of my mentors, Silvia Mordini, suggested that every year on your birthday you write down accomplishments from the past years. Since I turned 27 yesterday, I thought I would write out 27 accomplishments. 292 more words

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Real friendship is a pilgrimage. (SC #6)

Anita Brookner once said that “real love is a pilgrimage.”

You know what, guys? So is friendship.

I’ve never fully appreciated this idea¬†as much as I do today. 509 more words

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Outrageously Purple (SC *bonus*)

I’m getting pretty darn close to being halfway through my Summer Challenges list, which is good, because the summer is basically halfway over.

Today, I completed summer school teaching ( 440 more words

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Let Me Introduce Myself...

My name is, Ash-Lee. Yes, it is spelled that way, legally, on my birth certificate. I am a 25 year old…I don’t know what to call myself; chick, lady, girl, woman? 388 more words


How a Pseudo-adult Celebrates the Fourth

As a kinda-adult who is starting quite a few new things, a holiday called “Independence Day” has more than one meaning. So yes, I’m enjoying my day in my own fashion. 341 more words

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What I'm reading

As you know, I love to read more than one book at a time. But I think I may have gone a little overboard at the library this weekend! 46 more words