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Just go for it

This will be a short post. Not sure I need to say more than this: there’s no question that as we age (I’m 47), our bodies change. 304 more words

Staying Fit

The Importance of Exploring San Francisco

I’ll warn you now – this is a picture-filled post! A few weekends ago, my good friends Huong and Otter (Brian to the rest of you) flew up to NorCal, and we all spent a day in San Francisco together. 604 more words


The Importance of Hand-Written Notes and Phone Calls

As mentioned in my previous post, there were two things I wanted to share after my 24th birthday: The importance of friendship and…

2) The Importance of Hand-Written Notes and Phone Calls… 413 more words


The Importance of Friendship

I want to backtrack a little bit; I wish I had started this blog two months earlier when my real adventures started. I’ve spent the past year as a full-time post-baccaulaureate and master’s student, so this break is much-deserved. 605 more words


The Exclamation Point of Education

The reason that education is so important is, to me, obvious. How can we bank on a future which we do not invest in?

The well-known Native American proverb, “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” ties into this idea that we are only here for a short time. 254 more words


Grammar Wise/Whys

So here’s the honest truth: my sixth grade grammar instruction exclusively focused on whales.

Instead of learning the rules and patterns of the English language, as was required in this particular grade, my professor chose to take a sideways approach–that is, to focus on marine biology and one particular whale-themed book and absorb the grammar subconsciously. 489 more words

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