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Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes

I love fall. The weather is perfect – crisp mornings lead to warm afternoons and chilly nights. You have the chance to wear the cutest clothes of the season. Who doesn’t love layering tights, knee high socks, circle skirts, scarves, and sweaters? And can we talk about fall food? You never get the chance to eat cranberries, candied nuts, or pumpkin any other time of the year! Continue reading Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes


The Impending Time of Summer

I feel as if the doors have closed too soon, and yet I am still standing in the frame, wincing as the click nips my nose and pinches me into reality. Continue reading The Impending Time of Summer

The Paradox between an Individual and a Community

“In all her intercourse with society, however, there was nothing that made her feel as if she belonged to it. Every gesture, every word, and even the silence of those with whom she came in contact, implied, and often expressed, that she was banished, and as much alone as if she had inhabited another sphere, or communicated with the common nature by other organs than the rest of human kind,” – The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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