Addicted to Papyrus

Let me clarify. I am addicted to Papyrus the store, not the font type. From the website I learned, the word Papyrus (pah·pie·rus) comes from the earliest form of paper crafted from the papyrus plant. Papyrus was founded in the family kitchen of Marcel and Margrit Schurman in 1950. My enjoyment of this store goes […]

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Mission: Make My House Happy

Upon the realization that I would be working/studying from home, I immediately stormed up a plan to make the best of our one bedroom, one bath.  On a mission to make my house happy. As any good list maker instinctually does, a lengthy to-do list was made.  As I was creating this, I noticed what […]

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Why do we run?

I woke eagerly this morning, following through with my plans to go for a run. After a long weekend of class, I was ready to hit the pavement. The run was not that different from the hundreds of miles I’ve completed before. Today though, my body decided to remind me that I was only one […]

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Life as a Doctoral Student

New to this blog?  Welcome!  Make sure to check out my first post here that explains my crazy plan to blog everyday for the next six weeks. This weekend kicked off my third semester in my doctoral program.  Seven more semesters until graduation, May 2015.  On my way to Dr. Josie Ahlquist. But who is really counting?!? […]

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A Six Week Experiment: Leap Blog

Last year, on this same day I posted on my Tumblr blog site that I would be challenging myself to blog everyday for the month.  I wanted to explore;  do things I had never done, wanted to do more of, was scared to do, hated to do, etc.  Because it was Leap year, I called it […]

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