Living

Signs of Spring

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Back in college, whenever I would come home for weekends, I always looked forward to taking an afternoon walk with my parents. It’s something my mom did on a regular basis and would usually end up convincing my father to tag along. We would walk in the woods and in the giant field beside our house. Sometimes I would fill them in on my studies, and other times, my mom would catch me up on everything that I missed. Sometimes we wouldn’t talk at all and just listened to the sounds of nature as we walked.

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Living

Goals for 2018

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Photo by Stephanie McCabe

Usually, when the new year rolls around, I’ll make a list of 20+ goals I want to accomplish that year, and then I get overwhelmed and not tackle a single one. This year I want to keep things simple. There are 3 major goals I want to accomplish this year plus few smaller ones. I’ll be treating these smaller goals almost like monthly challenges rather than year-long goals.

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Tis The Season…

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Photo by Viktor Hanacek

With store advertisements saturating her daily newspaper reading, television watching, and internet browsing, she decided it was time to take a break from all things consumerism.

She knew from experience that money doesn’t buy happiness. Just take a look in her closet of barely worn “on-trend” clothes, and you’ll see that the number of expensive items in your closet doesn’t make you superior to others.

So instead of shopping, she decided to remind herself of the thing that truly made her happy, which she quickly realized were things that cost no money at all.

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