My Second Home

The woods of conservation land near the local train tracks are as home to me as the snug quilted duvet on my bed tacked down by timeworn plush friends or my spot at the kitchen table. To me that’s how it should be, though that could be slightly biased since that’s exactly how it’s always […]

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A Season of Thanks

Despite it now being December, I’ve always said that fall is my favorite season. It’s a season of falling leaves, cooler weather, and countless festivities. It restores the meaning of family and reminds us that there truly is no place like home. However, sometimes it seems like we don’t embrace the true essence of fall. […]

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Braving Hurricane Matthew

Everyday, many natural phenomenons occur all around the world. Every winter, the geese migrate to warmer climates, forming a looming yet majestic cloud above bustling cities. Meanwhile, the tulips of Amsterdam are all too eager to make their appearance in the coming of spring. Every now and then, you might find a double rainbow sitting […]

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The Coming of Fall

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Well, it’s officially that time of year again. After spending the past three months soaking up the endless rays of the summer sun, we’re forced to hang up our beach towels and resume our ever-increasing list of responsibilities. Instead […]

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Where the Wild Things Are

“Inside all of us is hope, fear, and adventure. Inside all of us is a wild thing.” –Where the Wild Things Are In every basic high school science course, the concept of evolution is often debated. A couple centuries ago, a scientist named Charles Darwin came up with a theory that seemed to explain the […]

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Be Team Green This Earth Day

We may be familiar with the importance of recycling and taking care of our environment every day, but let’s not forget about the annual celebration: Earth Day. The April 22nd holiday started back in the 1970s when a group of environmentalists sprouted. Then, in the 1990s, the celebration grew worldwide with 200 million people in 141 countries. […]

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It’s Time to Take Back Spring

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder Listen up, Germies! It’s that time of year again. It’s time to shed our winter coats, thaw our frozen fingers, and declare that spring has officially sprung. Whether you’re enjoying a tropical spring in Hawaii, a scorching spring in Texas, […]

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The Big Cat Initiative

Have you ever considered what the world would be like without cats? As a dog lover, this idea often seems very appealing to me; however, I know that not everyone shares this opinion. In fact, if I set aside my bias opinion of cats and become completely honest with myself, I come to find that […]

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The Scary Truth About Microbeads

If you’re like me, you’re probably always trying new beauty products and regimens in an attempt to get beautifully glowing and healthy skin. And if you love makeup as much as I do, then your face wash is probably tool number one in the fight against acne. However, not all face washes are made equal, and […]

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