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Cutting Paper Valentines with Elizabeth Cobbold

Valentine’s Day has finally provided me with some inspiration and motivation to get back to my writing desk! Many of today’s holidays were celebrated very differently in the Georgian and Regency periods, but Valentine’s Day is an exception. 1,228 more words


Reflection on Change

Change. It’s a word that, all at once, can bring out a plethora of emotions. Fear, excitement, trepidation, anticipation, sadness, hope.

As a  former military brat and current military wife I have experienced all of those and more. 617 more words


Be Cautiously Proud of Your Accomplishments

As humans, it’s natural for us to want to share our excitement with the world when we have fulfilled a lifelong dream or achieved a personal goal; but we must remember to always maintain that balance between expressing our joy and bragging. 459 more words

Self Improvement

A Word On Marriage and Divorce


I’ll just let this story speak for itself because no matter how much I wear a dress I can never fully appreciate what women have been taught about what a marriage proposal is supposed to mean. 346 more words


The Bell Jar, Aziz Ansari, And My Fear Of Chasing My Dreams

I first read The Bell Jar my sophomore year of high school.  I can vividly remember curling up on my dad’s leather recliner one day after school, tired from AP classes and track practice and shitty friends and the overall maelstrom of teenage angst.   592 more words

Shirley Ann Jackson:Physicist and First Black Woman to Earn A PH.D. from MIT

Shirley Ann Jackson, born in 1946 in Washington, D.C., has achieved numerous firsts for African American women.  She was the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. 322 more words

Black Women

7-Eleven Run 2016: A long "fun" run

After the race!

It cannot be argued that 16 kilometers is a long way to go, so can it be “fun” at all? To be honest, I don’t think that this distance can still be considered a “fun run”, but since I didn’t really prepare for this race the way that I should have, I went into it just to finish and “have fun”… if possible. 522 more words