Wanderlust Chronicles: July’s Journeys

First and foremost, I'd like to formally apologize for my lengthier-than-usual hiatus on here, although this post will go on to explain the (good, or at least reasonable) reasoning for that. This month - which is not even over yet - has been made up entirely of beautiful, soul-enriching memory-making, with occasional spurts of chaos …

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50 Things that Say “I Love You” Far Better than Words

Love is the most diversely communicable sentiment I think we have. It is interpreted and exchanged differently between people, and each individual's standards or perception of such varies greatly. As we approach 6 years together, Tim and I have had a decent amount of time to try and figure each other out. And even with …

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My Dogs Are My Kids and That Shouldn’t Offend You

With Mother's Day upon us, I've seen more than my fair share of this argument back and forth across a variety of social media pages, as well as a couple interesting articles making their rounds, too (usually in callous tones); Are pet owners "parents" and can animals be called their "kids"? Should they celebrate Mother's/Father's Day? My personal …

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8 Ways Moving Away From My Hometown Changed My Life (For the Better)

If there's been one thing I've done a lot of in my young life, it's been relocating. My family moved around a decent lot in the tristate area growing up, and that continued on into my early teen years, too. After my father had passed away, my family moved to South America (on more than …

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