Tag Archives: Jenna Cummings

Old Sayings, New Meanings

On our way to filling up Professor Temple’s car with our last shipment of school supplies, during our last moments of our semester long Major Works/Major Issues, I turned around to look back and among the silence I heard….. SQUEAK… … Continue reading

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Lifeskill Award Ceremony: presented by Jenna Cummings

Have you ever received a really nice thank-you card? The kind that makes you love that you donated or gave someone a gift even more? Well, I would like to attempt to thank everyone who has helped me this semester … Continue reading

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A Day In the Life of a Cart

Monday, the lights flicked on in my room. I heard the footsteps drawing closer to me. Then I felt the touch of a person (whose hands were extra soft, so it probably was a woman…). This person grabbed me with … Continue reading

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At An Emotional Crossroads

Accomplished; this is how I have been feeling all week. My classmate Phoebe and I picked up a very large donation from a wonderful donor, Karen Bettin. This hefty donation included everything from crayons to paper to backpacks. Even more, … Continue reading

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“Do you want to take this outside?”

After losing my car, I have been adjusting over the past few weeks. I have been taking the city bus as well as carpooling with some very giving friends and coworkers. Thursday morning, my friend Brooke drove me with her … Continue reading

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Catching Fire

As a die-hard The Hunger Games fan, I cannot wait for this Thursday at midnight (the release of the first movie version of the book series). One notable characteristic of this book series is the question of morality that is … Continue reading

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Something to Read on Your iPhone or iPad During Spring Break

Lyrics of “here’s to the freakin weekend,” or, “tonight – we are young,” frequently ran through my mind this past week. Like any typical college student, I could not be happier that it is Spring Break time! While I am … Continue reading

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A First-Rate Problem with First-World Problems

Do you ever have those moments where you know the current day is just not your day? You lose your lucky necklace, you receive bad news regarding your future hopes, or your check light on your car is freaking out…. … Continue reading

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Communication is Key

To Whoever Has Clicked On My Blog Entry, Dear… Hello… To Whom It May Concern… Yours Truly… Love… Sincerely… There are multiple variations on how to address and sign letters. This past week, when I was writing donor letters to … Continue reading

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Taking it One Pencil at a Time

“So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it,” Willy Wonka states in the classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This past week, I have found myself thinking along the lines of … Continue reading

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