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Anticipation

I am anxiously waiting. I leave for Kansas Monday morning. My anticipation has turned into excitement. My bags are packed and I’m ready to go. I’ll be home for Christmas. Advertisements

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40 Days

There are 40 days until I see you again There are 40 days I’m counting  On my calendar I draw an X  40 days I whisper  In 40 days I’ll see you   You’ll hold me in your arms   “I … 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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My Identity

I’m finally a Nevadan, Nevadian or whatever you may call it. In other words, I’m officially a legal resident of Nevada. Apparently, when you move down here, you are supposed to get your state ID within the first 30 days of … 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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The Power of a Scent

Touch is considered one of the most intimate of senses. We use words like caress,  graze, and stroke, as a way to describe the beautiful act of touch when it is taking place. I believe that the sense of smell is … Continue reading

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Loneliness

I was reading an article a fellow blogger had posted about being a college student experiencing bouts of loneliness during the academic year. I couldn’t agree more about these debilitating effects that plague students like me during this difficult time. What … Continue reading

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Home

When I was growing up, I hated my home. I was embarrassed by it. My family is what you would call a messy type. We didn’t live in filth or squalor, but it seemed like no one wanted to clean … Continue reading

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The Circle

Growing up in Kansas, I had to walk everywhere. I walked to school. I walked home from school. Sometimes I’ve had to walk to the store. Summertime is when I would find myself doing the most walking. My mom’s job … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day

A cloudy day is often rare in Nevada due it’s hot desert climate, but every time there is one I feel as if I brought I piece of Kansas with me. A cloudy day was considered a nuisance in Kansas because when the sun was absent it grew colder. I found … Continue reading

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