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October 1st, 2017

On Sunday evening of October 1st, 2017 at Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, a lone gunman took the lives of many. I was not directly affected by this tragic event, but my city was. I’ve only … Continue reading

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Not the Favorite

Have you ever seen those movies where the main characters’ mother/father doesn’t seem to care about them? It’s a quite common occurrence in movies and is rarely ever resolved. That’s the relationship I have with my mother. I feel like I … Continue reading

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Coming Home

  I know I haven’t been posting much since I’ve been in Kansas, but I have been spending a lot of time catching up with friends and families. Time sure flies. It feels like I just got here and I … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago…

I received a troubling text from a friend the other day. Her: Wanna know something awful?  Me: What’s wrong? Her: I got into a car wreck this morning and so did you four years ago. I almost had forgotten, four … Continue reading

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October 11, 2014

On this day, two years ago, I visited Las Vegas for the first time. It was my first time traveling alone as well as traveling to the West Coast. I had never been this far west. I was excited to … Continue reading

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Perfect Families

What is a perfect family? Everyone has their own idea of what they deem to be a perfect family. Let me share you mine. A suburban, middle-class family of four. There is a loving father that smokes a pipe, who … Continue reading

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A Part of the Family

I remember reading somewhere that having an animal, such as a dog or cat is very beneficial to one’s health. It reduces a sedentary lifestyle because having an animal allows you to be more active. For example, walking a dog or … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

I have been toying with the idea of going back to Kansas for Christmas. Right now, it may not be financially feasible to return, but my heart says otherwise. Christmas is a time for happiness and togetherness, but for some, it’s when loneliness … Continue reading

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A Life Together

Have you ever been so in love with someone that you begin to envision a life together?  You look at them and immediately begin to see a future you want to share with them. To begin your journey together you both … Continue reading

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A Piece of Colorado

Cactuses have always intrigued me. It could be due to the fact that there weren’t any wild ones growing in Kansas. The only thing closest to a cactus you could get is the ones they strategically placed in the Mexican … Continue reading

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