I’m constantly writing to an invisible audience, which can sometimes make it easy to forget why I write and leave me doubting that people actually read any of it.
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I’ve attended numerous planning and zoning, planning advisory, board of zoning appeals and council meetings over the past two years.
I’ve been picking apart these questions that have been circling my head for a while now in search of understanding.
The day after reflecting on how thankful we are for all we have, we jump into our cars and rush to the store to become an uncivil, gluttonous consumerist zombie in a crowd in hopes of getting the b
Thanksgiving is just over a week away, and I’m already feeling thankful.
Of the 1.4 million active military members, about 14.5 percent are women.
Yesterday some of us took time out of our day to research candidates, commute to our polling place and stand too long in line all to spend five minutes to partake in the democratic process by casti
History escapes us constantly, whether it be through the elimination of century-old skill-sets, rendering certain industries irrelevant or by demolishing historic structures.
With the Nov. 4 elections quickly approaching, I’ve stumbled into several conversations about candidates, over the top campaigns and whether voting really matters.
Cliché as it seems, I’ve always felt compelled to be impactful and deliberate in my actions, in turn leaving the world — even if only in a miniscule way — in a better state than it was in when I ar