Beauty School Drop Out

This post comes after a long break from writing. The break was not an intentional one. Life just seems to carry you away sometimes. A lot has happened since I last shared with you. My last series of posts I authored were about my journey with therapy. I began that walk a little over a […]

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“The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It’s our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows.” – Dr. Brené Brown This year has been a year of self-discovery, self-disclosure, and what some may say a spiritual awakening. When being asked to write this story, I honestly had zero […]

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“I suppose there’s a lot to see everywhere, if only you keep your eyes open.” ― Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth Julia and I met at a banquet early in our first semester of law school. (How innocent we were!) Shortly thereafter, we figured out that we were from the same town and had some […]

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I used to be fun. I travelled. I believed I could change the world. I wanted to live differently than everyone else. I knew I would fall in love, and our love would be easy, it would different. I would live a beautiful life; I would do the things that made me happy. I would […]

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Today, I hung a Moroccan rug on a wall in my home, a task five years in the making.  As I sat down to observe my handiwork, my eyes began to well up—this rug and I have been through a lot together; five years of memories, four homes, and three cities. Not to mention the […]

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My name is Ryan Edmonds and I am so honored to participate in Julia’s blog. I have never been a good writer, especially the fluctuating essay grades I received in high school. Instead, I became attached to my Canon T3i. A previous family purchase that would later become the tool I use to express my […]

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