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Where’s Daddy?

“Class consciousness.” Never been truer than for the middle classes.

Now I grew up in nine different houses. Sometimes I got to put candy in the grocery cart, and sometimes not. There were vacations some summers, and some summers were spent under a lazy ceiling fan at home. I didn’t grow up with the security of a trust fund. And I never missed a day of school.

But little rich girl, yours is a…

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Books Will Never Judge Your Cover…

I trail my fingers down the leather clad spine, ridged and looped with gold thread. The pages are a buttery yellow, smoothed and soft. There’s a clinging delicate scent, of old ink and new desires. The tale remains the same and yet, it makes some laugh, and some it makes sigh. 

Ah, old friend. We meet again.

A book is so many things. It can be a best friend, a comforter, a confidant, a safe…

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My Father, The Mortal

Today, my life changed. Well, not in the shooting stars or melodramatic turn of events way; rather in a 

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6 Issues All International Students Face

Flying to another country where you will live for the next four years can be challenging…to say the least.

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My “X” and I…Or Why Equations And I Don’t Get Along

(Read the whole thing. I promise, it’s worth it.)

Why, I ask, must you have equations? Isn’t it bad…

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Lean On Me, Fall On Me, Laugh With Me…

There’s a kind of love that I’ve heard about. There’s a girl who’s kept a wedding scrapbook since…

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Really need the motivation this week #college

Really need the motivation this week #college

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Today was a good day.

It was one of those days when the sun poured liquid gold and painted the tops of buildings yellow. I sat outside my room watching how sunshine streamed through leaves, making them transparent, almost. And it reminded me of the days I…

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Don’t Forget To Check Your Pulse

Sometimes I wake up hating.

I hate how wide my hips are, how my legs will never be longer, how I’ll…

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