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One Month Ago

I wrote this draft over a month ago and decided not to publish it. Feeling somewhat better now, I have decided to share what I was feeling then. 6 April 2020. Today's been hard. The world I write to you from today is very different from the world I wrote to you from less than… Continue reading One Month Ago

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On Keeping a Journal

I was formally introduced to the idea of keeping a journal when I was a struggling thirteen-year-old. Since then, I have started and failed to complete many a journal... Until last year. Back in 2012, my mom was kind enough to pick up another journal for me. She knew I liked to write and she knew I liked… Continue reading On Keeping a Journal

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A Case for Writing by Hand

Can you imagine trying to make it through university without being able to write by hand to take notes? I sure can't. I thought administrators in education might've been going too far with suggesting cursive should be removed from formal education. However, the possible removal of an emphasis on handwriting seems ridiculous. I doubt I'm… Continue reading A Case for Writing by Hand

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Processing, Recollection, and Inspiration: On Keeping a Journal

"Perhaps it is difficult to see the value in having one's self back in that kind of mood, but I do see it; I think we are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and… Continue reading Processing, Recollection, and Inspiration: On Keeping a Journal