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Passion, a personal essay

So, I originally started writing this as a status on my personal Facebook account to my personal friends, but then I kept writing, and writing and writing. I decided to publish it as a blog post just in case my story helps anyone else who is searching for their passion or struggling to identify theirs. I apologize if the structure is

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Strawberry Pecan Crisp

One of my favorite things about spring is the growing list of fresh produce available at local markets and grocery stores. During my latest trip to the market, I spied two pounds worth of strawberries for only $3.50- naturally, I grabbed a couple packages because obviously the price was amazing and the options are endless when you’ve got a bunch of

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Letting Go and Living

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Center has been on my list to visit here in Des Moines for a while, so last week I spent an afternoon there, seeking personal time to myself and away from distractions so I could reflect on and evaluate some personal goals I’ve recently set for myself. Since I’ve settled down a bit, I’m so