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I. The Aunt

Amid bloodied linens and basins of tepid water
in my sister’s drafty farmhouse, I held this pitiful creature
in my hands. Look at her, she’s not going to make it. 120 more words


This blog is about many things. It’s about my love for (and struggle with) fitness and health, my curiosity with science, and my deep-seeded loathing of idiocy and fallacy. 880 more words

Blog Launch

It's Not About the Bike: Expectations and Blindness

The last thing I do some nights is remove them. I flip my long hair over my shoulder and take the first one out of my ear. 749 more words

Low Vision

Great Expectations

I have heard of great expectations before, but when I listened to an interview on NPR recently, it gave the whole concept a new twist for me. 1,141 more words


First impressions of Koh Rong: Cambodia's island paradise (maybe?)

You know that never-ending white sand beach with palm trees and brightly coloured local boats that you have seen 1000 times associated with South-East Asia? Well, if it wasn’t taken in Thailand (and it probably was) then it was most likely an image of Long Beach on Koh Rong, Cambodia. 598 more words


He Sees The Best

I asked God something similar to this, “What does the best me look like if people expect the worst of me?”

From experience I know it hurts when multiple people expect the worst things about you. 423 more words

My Hero

In Favor of Setting the Bar Low

This afternoon, associate editor Karolina Wilk gives us a pep talk and some practical tips about dealing with writer’s block. Enjoy!

We all start off with great intentions—they pave the road to hell, some say. 644 more words