Tag Archives: life

Oh baby!

I’ve been delaying writing this post. No words can accurately communicate my new reality. On September 11th, I turned 25. That morning, I stood in the bathroom expectantly watching little pink lines appear in the window of a home pregnancy … Continue reading

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Questions I hate and learning to follow

September is just four days away. Soon, I will leave my early twenties behind and begin the trek toward 30. Is 30 old? My friends in their 30s aren’t old. But me? Why is it human nature to think ahead … Continue reading

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Do retarded children deserve to live?

Note: Throughout this post, including the title, I use the word “retarded” with the goal of showing the harsh reality of how our culture treats individuals who are wrongly viewed as somehow less valuable to society. It is in no … Continue reading

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To Matt Acra

To Matt Acra — Dear Matt, I never knew you, but I could have. You were born just one day after me — you in Connecticut and I in Missouri. You ended up in Columbia at the University of Missouri. … Continue reading

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