Tag Archives: Shelby Register

The End of the Beginning

Sigh. Today was our last day of class for this semester. Our last day in this class with this group of classmates. Our last day actively collecting school supplies. Today was a really amazing day for our class. It was … Continue reading

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From Fear to Triumph to Hope

Back in February I wrote my first blog on the fear I associated with this project. I realize now, that while I was afraid I would fail at this project, I was more overwhelmed by the task we had before us. … Continue reading

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A Journey Four Months in the Making

Back in January, as I readied myself for the new semester, I drove a few miles to the nearest Wal-Mart and picked up new pencils, pens, and notebooks for myself. Today, the school supplies we have been collecting started out … Continue reading

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The Excitement of Mail

“We just got a letter! We just got a letter! We just got a letter! Wonder who it’s from?” When I was in kindergarten, I loved Blue’s Clues. It was a brand new show at the time, and it made … Continue reading

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A Simple Thank You

My brother is a large part of my life. And, I don’t mean large just because he is 6’ 5”. I mean large in the fact that we would do pretty much anything for each other. Sure, we fight sometimes, … Continue reading

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To Infinity and Beyond

Sometimes I forget how time flies. One of the things that always makes me realize a semester is drawing to a close is registering for the next semester’s classes. Well, this morning I did just that, and, after a few … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Reason

Well Spring Break has come and gone, it was nice but it was definitely too short. However, it was a rousing success in terms of work done for our school supplies project! Last night, I went to St. Andrews United … Continue reading

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Keep Moving Forward

Last Friday I was sleeping in a bit (Isn’t that what Friday’s are for?) when I received a text message from my mother. It was a simple “R u awake?” (My mother loves to be hip and speak “text” language. … Continue reading

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From “A bit” to “Completely”

I’ve always known I was a bit lucky. In elementary school, we all start to learn the history of our country. We learn about the tenants that America was founded upon; Freedom of Religion being a major one. You also … Continue reading

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Speaking with an Audience in Mind

This week really kicks off our school supply drive. We are sending out our donor letters and finalizing our plans for a collection event we must lead. Everything is starting to come together nicely, and I’m excited to start seeing … Continue reading

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