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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

Where are you now, Kristie?

It’s 12:33 AM, and I’m sitting here at my mundane desk, typing away aimlessly at a blank screen. Words fly past my glazed eyes, bloodshot due to a lack of sleep. My head throbs with the pain of drowsiness, and all of my willpower is being used to keep my neck upright at 90 degrees.

On the way to the airport at 7am, bright eyed and ready to take on the next adventure! …….nope.

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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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