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Lessons Learned

Have a little faith. That is the main lesson I learned from this semester partaking in the School Supplies for Afghan Children drive. Intrigue: my initial feeling when I heard about this class. I liked the idea that I would … Continue reading

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Clearing the Mist

When traveling in an new place you never really know where you are until you reach the destination. It’s as though you’re surrounded by an obscuring fog and can’t see where you are.  But right now, it feels almost as … Continue reading

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The Jar of Marbles

You know that game where you try to guess how many marbles, or gumballs, or small round objects are in a glass jar? You almost always end up underestimating. It seems when the items are counted off, they keep multiplying. … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

I was taught to always cover my bases in life and to clean up my own messes; luckily there has been significant progress from the beginning of the semester. Week after week, individually and as a class, we’ve collected supplies … Continue reading

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A Long Awaited Return

Journeys take us in many directions, for defining experiences or personal reflections; but when we return we are often not the same. Coming back from a Spring Break vacation in Vermont I’m feeling as though so much in my life … Continue reading

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Education Changes Lives

This spring break I had the opportunity to travel to London with a group from the Honors College here at USF. It was the most amazing week I have ever had. Truly life-changing. No, I am not trying to make … Continue reading

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Gathering Pens. Making Progress.

Throughout my blogs this semester I have not made it a secret that the scope of this class brings me as much joy and excitement as it does anxiety and worries. There is so much that can be done, so … Continue reading

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A Simple Ask

I had the biggest breakthrough a couple of days ago, leaving me absolutely speechless. I am finally making progress in my school supplies drive and it feels great. This week shows the importance of what a simple ask can do. … Continue reading

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Calm Before the Storm

They say that the time just before a storm is the most calm. Everything seems normal and then before you know it clouds gather and the air around you stands still. The winds in the atmosphere gather at the storm … Continue reading

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Carousel of Progress

This past Sunday my boyfriend took me to Walk Disney World for my birthday. I don’t care how old you are; Disney never gets old. There is a ride there that relates to my writing today: The Carousel of Progress. … Continue reading

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