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When Wizards and Primos Collide

When Wizards and Primos Collide

On the 8th of this month my sister and I were lucky enough to have a cousin visit us for a long weekend. He was originally supposed to be joined by a friend of his, but in the end said friend de used not to join him. I was initially a bit bummed since I was looking forward to seeing this friend, whom I stole from my cousin when I moved to Kansas City in 2012. In the end, however,…

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The Great Pumpkin

The Great Pumpkin

I’ve always loved Halloween, it’s one of my favorite holidays. However, after a few years outside the States, my love of Halloween died down and was packed away under “reckless youth.” I didn’t have any plans for Halloween or a costume in mind. I didn’t have a reason to dress up. I thought my sister and I would relax and hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. All that changed Wednesday evening, when our friend decided to have a Halloween party over…

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What’s Behind the Blueberry Bush?

What’s Behind the Blueberry Bush?

One of the benefits of living outside of Orlando is being in blueberry country, and two Sundays ago my sister and I were finally able to carve out time and go blueberry picking. We went to a farm close to the house that I heard was beautiful, despite a bumpy ride down the dirt road leading up to it. The farm’s website recommended wearing jeans, which we followed and consequently, looked quite silly blueberry picking in the 90 degree heat…

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