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Jul 08 2012

oo3. It’s the final countdown…

Whoa! Hey, everyone. Sorry for not writing in nearly a month. This have been…well, things have been crazy. I know I must sound pretty sappy/crazy when I talk (er, write) about how I am nowhere near the same person I was when I left Scranton on June 2nd. Only a little over a month has completely changed my whole life AND outlook on life.
Tomorrow is the first day of the last week of Institute…and I’m totally at a loss for words. Yes, I’m tired. Yes, this has been the most difficult experience of my life. Yes, I’ve been frustrated and upset to the point of tears at least twice a week. And yes, I am going to miss Institute so very, very much. Why?
1. Institute has helped me to feel like a “teacher”. I went through 5 years of college. Roughly 2.5 of those years I spent as an education…

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Jun 12 2012

oo2. Oklahoma…OK.

Hello, Everyone! Once again, I couldn’t wait to sit down and type out this post. Now I’ve totally forgotten everything that I wanted to say. Wah. I need to start taking better notes. Anyway, I’m in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for Institute. It’s only been one full day of Institute, and I already understand what EVERYONE was…

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Jun 09 2012

oo1. A New Beginning…

I’ve felt this intense desire to start this blog ALLLLLLL week long. Now I’ve finally created it and I feel like I have nothing to say. No, scratch that. I have TONS to say. But I’m not sure I’m capable of putting all of my thoughts and feelings into words right now. So bare with…

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