Monthly Archives: July 2011

Lake Mercer

As I mentioned recently, I’ve made a few very surprising discoveries since I’ve been here in Northern Virginia.  A few weeks after I arrived here, I passed a mini gravel parking lot tucked on the side of the Hooes Road … Continue reading

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It’s Not Fair

Life is hard.  It is unfair.  Things happen unexpectedly.  I remember my mother telling me this as a child, which most likely incited pouting.  As an adult, I sometimes feel as if my only option is to drop to my … Continue reading

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The day I drove up to Northern Virginia, or “NOVA” as natives call it, I had just finished thinking, “Wow, I made pretty good time,” when I hit the traffic.  I hadn’t even arrived to my summer home when I … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

In the midst of working at my internship and looking for full-time employment/trying to figure out where to go next (and starting to wonder if this process ever ends. . .), I remain acutely aware of how blessed my life … Continue reading

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