The Land of Fire and Ice… and Optical Illusions (Part 1)

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It’s known as the land of fire and ice as the pure white snow sits on the shoulders of mountainous volcanoes and black sand dances on the shoreline. After spending my spring break traipsing around this island, I’ve concluded it’s … Read More

What’s in a name? That by which we call a girl by any other name than Sarah May

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I grew up being called by my full name, Sarah May. No one else at school was called by their first and last name, but I was. Class rosters would be posted with just first names, except mine. There’s it … Read More

A Feminist Millennial

I was 11-years-old when Brandi Chastain shocked the world with her six-pack abs and black Nike sports bra. The US women’s soccer team had just captured America’s heart by winning the 1999 women’s World Cup. Excitement and joy for the … Read More

Fear in the Frozen: Learn to Let it go

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As the snow continues to pile up by the foot in the north-east, I sit out my couch in Georgia and watch the last bit of our 1 inch of snow disappear. While this snowstorm hitting the northeast is nothing … Read More

Finish Lines and Finisher Medals

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Is it just me, or do you have a crazy friend who is usually at fault for your impulsive shenanigans? I do. Her name is Katie. Katie will say something simple as “Oh I’m going on a mission trip to … Read More

When My Mother Told Me the Truth about our Christmas Glassware

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My whole life a set of Christmas Glassware has taken up residence in our cupboard. They are decorated with holly and berries around the bottom and gold trim on the top. Each glass with a slight ripple effect, giving it … Read More

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