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The Elementary School Market

With so little going on in my life right now, I find myself reminiscing about my past lives. As I’ve written on this blog before, when I was in elementary and middle school, I had the tendency to stand up in the front of the classroom and say whatever the hell came to my mind. I began different movements and activities because it never dawned … Continue reading The Elementary School Market

Writing: My One Constant

I have always been a writer. From writing poems and random stories as a child to writing this blog, writing has always been something that I’ve turned to when I feel like creating something. As a wordsmith, creating pieces of writing gives me a sense of purpose. There’s really nothing like putting pen to paper (or, more typically today, putting finger tips to keyboard) and … Continue reading Writing: My One Constant

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Outgrowing Your Comfort Zone

My first Halloween after I became a teenager, I remember asking my dad how I would know when it was time for me to stop trick-or-treating. I couldn’t imagine a time would ever come when I wasn’t interested in trick-or-treating anymore. My dad’s birthday is on Halloween, so we’ve always had a big party, and up until then, going trick-or-treating with my cousins was part … Continue reading Outgrowing Your Comfort Zone

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Finding the Silver Linings of 2020

With 2020 (finally) coming to an end, my blogging buddy Bill Fonda reached out to me and some other awesome bloggers to share some good things that happened for us this year. In all of the darkness that 2020 has brought, we were able to find some silver linings… It almost feels as though we’re running out of ways to say “2020 has been rough.” … Continue reading Finding the Silver Linings of 2020

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My 12 Days of Christmas

As someone with a penchant for variety, I’ve always had a certain affinity for the 12 days of Christmas. Whether you like to listen to the traditional version, enjoy Straight No Chaser’s sassy version, the ironic version, or you’re in the Philly area and like to go see it on the big screen at the Comcast center (it starts around 6:45 if you don’t want … Continue reading My 12 Days of Christmas