Category Archives: Weekly Inspiration

Written Wanderlust

I’m embarrassed to admit that during the school year, my leisure reading predominantly involves glossy magazines. I’ll indulge every now and then in Glamour (it’s fun to share with roommates), pine over my past running days with Runner’s World, or … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

 The cold in the North Country is different than anywhere I’ve ever experienced. It’s a chill that seeps through wool and skin, deeper through muscle and to ivory bones. I walked towards the car, the soft hum of The Shins beating … Continue reading

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Welcome Back

To another beautiful year at St. Lawrence University!  Welcome back to those who were abroad (like me!), and welcome to our faculty coordinator, Paul Graham, who will be filling in when Sarah Barber takes her sabbatical.  The Laurentian Magazine is … Continue reading

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A London Minute: Dublin Calling part 2

So after the Arthur’s Day festivities, we had actual work to do and places to see.  Even though Dublin was small enough to walk places, we were lazy Americans.  So we purchased a two day ticket for a “hop on-hop … Continue reading

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A London Minute: Dublin Calling part 1

As part of the London program, the students are required to visit a different country and return to London with a presentation about what we learned.  The choices were Dublin, Amsterdam, Berlin, Edinburgh and Krakow for the students in Economics. … Continue reading

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A London Minute: Meeting Jack Lowden

Last semester, I had the wonderful opportunity to study abroad in England.  As you could imagine, it was amazing and I came home with a bundle of stories to tell my friends and family.  I decided to tell you all … Continue reading

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The Price of Admission

I write. I write for classes. I write for me. Or at least I used to. Recently I haven’t been able to do it–to produce what I want, to say things the way I used to be able to. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Art Colonies

Whether you are a writer, sculptor, dancer, actor, playwright, painter, architect, composer, art critique, musician or in a sense, an artist, there are art colonies to take refuge and fully dedicate to your craft throughout the world.  These artist-in-residence programs … Continue reading

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Welcoming Spring

The Holi (or Phagwah) Festival of Colors is an annual welcoming of spring in the Hindu religion. Although Canton experienced an erratic spell of hot weather and now we’re back to the seasonal chill, Holi was celebrated this year on … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Edna St. Vincent Millay

In honor of National Poetry Month, I thought I would send some inspiration your way with a poem from, in my opinon, one of the most underrated poets of the 20th century. A whip-smart, firecracker of a woman, Millay used … Continue reading

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