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Thanksgiving With a Spin

The holidays shouldn’t come with mandatory rules. There are guidelines to follow, like having a turkey at Thanksgiving, but even then your family’s meal shouldn’t be a cookie cutter event. My sister and I grew up on pizza bagels, and … Continue reading

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The Proud Tree: Inspired By A True Story

                                                                  Tree in Milford, Connecticut. Photo by Katelyn Avery.  … Continue reading

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Going Down the Hill

                              Sled in Connecticut . Photo by Katelyn Avery. Bumps were under me but I was experiencing too much of a rush to worry about falling … Continue reading

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Looking Up At Choices: College Apps

                            Looking up. Photo by Katelyn Avery. As a community college graduate I get to reenter the world of college applications and school hunting. Choices are set … Continue reading

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Sweet Treats: The Ultimate Reward

                    Brownie. Photo by Katelyn Avery. The baked chocolate smell is hard to resist. As your brownies cook you can barely find the patience to wait for your treat. Hurry fast … Continue reading

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Don’t Stay Down

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Into (Young) Adulthood Now

                          Window to the world. Photo by Katelyn Avery. “Please, don’t keep me in here” is my only protest. I’m screaming this as the window slides shut. My … Continue reading

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Dripping Miracles

                                                                   Tap Water. Photo by Katelyn Avery. The … Continue reading

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Spring Jungle Fighting Winter Canvas

 Small woods in Trumbull, CT. Photo by Katelyn Avery. Green conquers white again, but only for the time being. The snow has melted away, but January does not signal the end of Connecticut’s winter. As much as I enjoy winter … Continue reading

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Warming a Heart with Winter Snow

 Snow covered trees in Connecticut. Photo by Katelyn Avery. Winter has always been my favorite season. Other people get depressed by the dark days but I remain an optimist. The snow will be coming for months, and that makes me … Continue reading

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