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A Reunion, a [Rude] Remark, and a Realization

Maybe for you high school wasn’t anything spectacular; maybe it was traumatic or something you barely survived. I don’t believe your story ended there, either. And, really, in the big picture of our lives, graduating high school is just one of many milestones we pass over time. No matter what you’ve done since any given milestone moment, your story isn’t finished yet.

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When You Find Yourself Caught in the Current

It seems I just can’t get a grip on my time, as if it’s water flowing through my fisted fingers. (Insert Days of Our Lives narration here, as we all imagine the sands of time slipping through an hourglass…) But this is nothing new. I commiserate with friends and colleagues about how hard it is to be productive in the summertime, but the spring was no different. It seems like every season gets the best of me, disregarding my plans and my schedules and my goals. I keep waiting for a week when everything is “back to normal,” a span of days where everything goes according to plan and follows my steering instead of pulling me behind as I try to catch up. But this normal week has yet to happen. I press pause for this emergency or that complication, but time and deadlines and intentions keep on flowing right past me.

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Why Wonder Woman is the Hero We Need Right Now

We don’t have to talk about current events or politics to find common ground in Wonder Woman. All we have to do is remember that time we were certain our shoulders, our backs, our arms could not hold any more, any longer. We just have to lift our tired eyes to another pair of tired eyes and recognize the battle scars of another soldier fighting a brutal war. We need Wonder Woman because we need to be reminded that we are stronger than we know, that love will save the world. We need Wonder Woman, so we can remember that we are the heroes we need today.

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What I Have in Common with Harry Styles

Call me Taylor Swift if you must, but I'm a little bit obsessed with Harry Styles right now. First of all, if you've been around for a while, you are probably aware that I'm a fan of One Direction. I mean, I'm not a superfan or anything. I don't own all their albums;...

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