Stir Up the World

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Jun 04 2011

mid-year resolutions

I’m very into New Year’s Resolutions, and I thought that since my life is going to completely change in three days, I’d make a fresh set of resolutions, specifically tailored to my TFA experience. Without further ado, here they are: Don’t ever think about, talk about, or entertain the idea of quitting. Don’t expect to…

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May 31 2011

road trippin’

Day One of my 5-day road trip to the Delta: Done.  I’m sitting in a hotel in Winslow, Arizona, eating Milk Duds and watching Gilmore Girls, just TRYING to relax. I’m completely exhausted from spending all of last week packing, driving for 10 hours today, and the prospect of TFA! It’s been very emotionally draining…

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May 27 2011

goodness gracious

How did this happen so fast?! It’s a Friday night, and I leave for the Delta on Tuesday morning.  I only have three days left in So Cal, and then that’s it until Christmas.  I’ve been so busy getting ready and being excited that I haven’t really processed the sense of loss I’m feeling, however…

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"If one desires to 'stir up the world,' it is easy to be impatient with work for the sake of work. Yet no story's end can forsake its beginning and its middle." -Joshua Wolf Shank on Abraham Lincoln