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Wednesday’s Child

I am full of woe. Have you ever heard that nursery rhyme about what day of the week you were born? There are probably a few different versions, but here’s a common one: Monday’s child is fair of faceTuesday’s child is full of graceWednesday’s child is full of woeThursday’s child has far to go,Friday’s child is loving and giving,Saturday’s child works hard for a living,And … Continue reading Wednesday’s Child

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Renata’s Guide to Making Friends in Your Twenties

Making friends in your twenties while out in the “real world” is hard. And it’s even harder now that we’re all mostly stuck inside. Back in college, it was so easy. At my college, for the most part, students lived on campus (can anyone say captive audience?). You saw the same people at every event and eventually decided to be friends based on your common … Continue reading Renata’s Guide to Making Friends in Your Twenties

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Blogiversary 2020: I Get By with a Ton of Help from My Friends

So, here’s a bit of a background glimpse for you all. This post has been sitting in my drafts, half-written since last August. I just couldn’t fully finish it and wasn’t sure what milestone to mark with it. Now that my second Blogiversary is upon us, I can’t think of a better time to talk about my super supportive community. Your support, help, and encouragement … Continue reading Blogiversary 2020: I Get By with a Ton of Help from My Friends

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Things I Didn’t Know Were On My Bucket List: Study Abroad Edition

As I mentioned in a previous post, I don’t exactly have a “bucket list.” My fear of not completing my goals keeps me from making goals that I’m not sure I can accomplish. There are, however, times in my life where I’ve looked around and realized that I was living a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, something that would definitely be on my bucket list if I had … Continue reading Things I Didn’t Know Were On My Bucket List: Study Abroad Edition