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Life: A Work in Progress

Five-year plans. I began making them at an early age, knowing exactly which courses I'd take my senior year in high school when I was still in eighth grade. My major was decided before I started college, and I was picking up brochures about graduate school during my freshman orientation. My mother would describe this… Continue reading Life: A Work in Progress

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Growing Up Different, Trying to Look the Same

This post was inspired by Natasha Solomons' Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English. I received a complimentary copy of the book for review through the online book club, From Left to Write. You can read additional posts inspired by the book here.As one of only two Jewish kids growing up in a small northern town where the… Continue reading Growing Up Different, Trying to Look the Same