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I Bought a Notebook

As the conventional wisdom goes, when one receives one’s first paycheck at a new job, one is entitled to one (1) frivolous purchase in the spirit of celebration. For my cousin Maria, a physical therapist, it was an expensive purse. For my best friend Sarah, a high school teacher, it was a bottle of wine …

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On Turning Twenty

Birthdays have always been a strange concept to me. They are simultaneously convenient and inconvenient. For one, they are a great for getting relatives to throw money at you without having to lift a finger. But they are also incredibly anticlimactic. One fundamental fact about you changes while the rest remains. But there is no …

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