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It really requires stamina

By Caitlin Kelly

Everything, really.




Getting and staying in good physical condition.

Retaining resilience in the face of loss, grief, illness.

So much of life comes at us reallyreallyfast, especially in the age of the Internet. 233 more words


Head Out Anyway

I crawled out of bed at half past five on Tuesday morning and stumbled downstairs to snag my running shoes.  That’s when I heard the light rain.  335 more words

Original Essays

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity

–Amelia Earhart


The Boldness of Pussy Willows

Earlier in March, I cut a few branches from my pussy willow shrub and brought them inside. The warmth of the house quickly turned the silvery white pillows of the catkins into yellow caterpillar creatures.  79 more words


The Enduring Passion

“The little bit you and me might change the world,” Malloy smiled, “it wouldn’t show up until a hundred years after we were dead. We’d never see it.”

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52 Essays #4: Resilience and Tenacity

I’ve been through a lot in my time on this planet so far. Sometimes I feel like I have had more than my fair share of struggles and burdens and challenges. 1,228 more words

Leaning In

Over the last couple of months I have attended two art installations attending to the topic of tornados. The first took place in The Museum in downtown Waterloo, and the second was nested in a exhibition by the Belgian artist Francis Alÿs at the Art Gallery of Ontario. 478 more words