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Seven Things to Chat About

Seven Things to Chat About

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1. This week is my truck driver week of travel. I started at home (near Albany) made a pitstop in Canandaigua, then Rochester and Buffalo, then Herkimer, then Watertown, then down near NYC, then PA. To complete the truck driver analogy I stopped at a Wegmans along the way and picked up enough exciting new and beloved old items to consider it a sizable cargo haul, which brings me to my next point.

2. Favorite Wegmans haul: Way Better Snacks Pumpkin Cranberry Chips, Angie’s Holidrizzle Dark Chocolatier Sea Salt Kettlecorn, P28 Bagels, and the Chuao Ravishing Rocky Continue reading

Sticking with Plan A

Sticking with Plan A

Plan A

I met an awesome student (one of many) at a college fair last week. She was really nice and seemed like a great fit for our school, so I asked her what she was planning on studying to see what types of programs we could offer her.

“Paleolithic painting,” she said.

For a split second I thought she might be kidding (and after speaking to a student in full pirate garb earlier that day who wanted to study Treasure Burying 101, I left room for humor), but I could tell by the look in her eyes that she was 100% … Continue reading

This week

This week

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This week I drove to high schools and college fairs in pre-sunrise pink skies and listened to about a billion hours of Pandora and ate fried cheesecake at a place named Fat Sal’s. (Oh yes, my friends. OH YES.) I sat in drive-thru lines for coffee and had my heart warmed by THE BEST employees at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Waterloo, NY. I lived out of multiple suitcases and realized how effective I’ve become at the on-the-go lifestyle, and how much I enjoy it. I made pie and tea and breakfast in a blender bottle. I lived with dear friends … Continue reading

Expect the unexpected

Expect the unexpected

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I remember sitting on a picnic bench eating ice cream with my good friends Chris and Lauren right before I moved out of Rochester last year. I had come to terms with the fact that I wasn’t going to get a job in the next 24 hours and needed to move home for an undetermined amount of time. Chris asked me how long I thought I’d be there before I found a job and moved again? I said I thought that if I was still there by the time the holidays arrived, that would be a really long time.

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