My Freshman Year of College: Letters Home

I felt homesick my freshman year of college. I solved this with writing. I wrote in my diary, I wrote on my blog Stories for Strangers and I wrote funny blurbs about my life to family and friends back home. I wrote much to my sister Alexa, who was a junior in high school at …

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Night on the Town | Three Peaks and a Valley #16

This series, Three Peaks and a Valley refers to three positive moments and one negative moment that happens during a twenty-four hour period of my life. When I’m feeling down, my mom tells me to remember one positive and one negative thing about the experience: a peak and a valley. Three Peaks and a Valley …

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Look, Ma, I’m driving through a flash flood! | Three Peaks and a Valley #14

This series, Three Peaks and a Valley refers to three positive moments and one negative moment that happens during a twenty-four hour period of my life. When I’m feeling down, my mom tells me to remember one positive and one negative thing about the experience: a peak and a valley. Three Peaks and a Valley …

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How It Feels To Be Starting a New Business at 45-Years-Old | Strength in Numbers

I am a half hour late to my meeting when I stumble out of my car into the Dunkin Donuts parking lot, cursing. The sky has unleashed a torrential downpour over most of Massachusetts. A harsh beep from my phone alerts me to a severe flood watch, but the washed out bridge down the road …

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