My favorite person is gone

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.” – Illusions, The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach.  When I look at who I am as a person,  I […]

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“MLK Day isn’t important.”

The school I attend – Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, doesn’t cancel classes for Martin Luther King Jr Day. This always upsets me for a number of reasons, mainly because it sends the message to students that “MLK Day isn’t important.” My college is very white, very Christian, and oppression is something that a lot of students, including […]

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Thrown to a Campfire at Camp

Being “thrown back” is something I’ve always really loved and really hated. thrown back: when you’re brought back to a different time because of a memory, song, place or feeling. Today I was thrown back to evening campfires at Camp Orkila. I was just sitting in my bed at school, writing a paper about Aldo […]

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Arriving in Eastsound

I nervously walk up to the ticket booth. The lady doesn’t smile at me as I stutter, “O-one ticket to Eastsound please.” She took my debit card, swiped it and gave me a ticket. I returned to the airport-like row of chairs that my parents and Keenen are sitting on. As I approach, my parents […]

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Essena O’Neill

Yesterday on my Facebook I ran into a post about a former Instagram model. I clicked on i because it looked interesting. Boy, was it ever interesting. This is the original link I clicked on: Elite Daily If you have any social media accounts, read this article. If you don’t have any social media accounts, read […]

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Blog Revival!

Well, I’ve been gone a solid five months from this blog… And tonight I realized just how much I miss it. I decided that the rest of the night I would take a break from doing the 127694 things on my “To Do” list and do things that I wanted to do. This included writing […]

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