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This is not where I thought I'd be at 20

If someone asked me what I thought my life would consist of at 20, hospital appointments and “plenty of bedrest” would not even be close to my list. 526 more words


Situations = Seasons; Both Are Inevitable to Change. Put On Your Boots.

I recently spent the day back in my hometown of good ol’ Minneapolis, MN. I’ll never hate the state that gave me life, the place that welcomed and embraced many of my first adventures: school, my first car, getting married, having our daughter, owning a boutique, and building a foundation of lasting friendships.  459 more words



Most people I know are afraid of change. Myself included of course. But actually, one of my favorite quotes is about change. It goes “If ten years from now, I told you your life would be exactly the same, would you be happy? 898 more words

Give up defining yourself - to yourself or to others

Give up defining yourself – to yourself or to others.

You won’t die. You will come to life. And don’t be concerned with how others define you. 193 more words


The Burden of Being Aware

As I become more knowledgable about a number of topics, I’ve found myself getting a little down. I believe that being open, aware, and working to expand upon one’s knowledge of our complicated world is of the utmost importance. 169 more words


Finding out what it means to me

Lots of things make me mad.

Domestic violence and homophobia. Overcooked pasta and mealy tomatoes. Richard Dawkins. Donald Trump. Paying $17 for a garden salad. Drink-driving. 350 more words

Flashback: The Time I Almost Got Arrested for Writing a Poem in Chalk on a Bridge

From now until January 1, three times a week I’ll be sharing with you some of my all-time favorite posts — you might think of it as a curated collection of the Best of Alpha // Whiskey // Foxtrot.   1,235 more words