Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Have I Mentioned How Much I Love the Obamas?

Looking for something adorable to brighten your Wednesday? Look no further. Check out this video of Barack and Michelle discussing their first kiss. How great are they?! I just can’t get enough. Advertisements

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Monday Motivation

I’m back! I apologize for how empty wadswords was last week. I had an ear infection and was kind of a lump all week. But, enough excuses! I am better and looking forward to so many exciting things in the coming weeks. I spent this past weekend canvassing in Taunton, MA with other students from …

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Five Things I Love This Week

1. We read this poem in my women’s history class and I think it is beautiful: Perhaps the World Ends Here BY JOY HARJO The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, …

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Monday Motivation

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Five Things I Love This Week”

This week has been a very exciting one. I am back at Smith and starting new classes all of which I love and cannot wait to write about on the blog. I love so many things this week that it is hard to choose just five! 1. Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC I am …

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Back at Smith!

I am back at school and ready to start classes tomorrow! Sadly, today was kind of crazy because it was my first day here and I completely forgot to do “What I Ate Wednesday”. I am going to bend the rules a little here and do “What I Ate Thursday” this week!   One of …

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Monday Motivation

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Book Review: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

This novel is the coming-of-age story of Francie Nolan, a young girl growing up in the tenements of Williamsburg, Brooklyn at the turn of the century. The first thing that grabbed me about this book was the setting. Smith, who grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the daughter of German immigrants, eloquently describes the harsh, poverty …

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