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Dad

When my Mom turned 50 last October I decided to write a blog about her and her impact on my life (check out that post here). For my Dad’s 50th birthday (which is today, May 14) I wanted to do … Continue reading

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How a non-religious person celebrates religious holidays— and a shout out for Charity Miles

Easter is yet another holiday predicated on religion, which creates an interesting situation for someone like me.  I am non-religious (probably some combination of a strong agnostic and a freethinker), yet I still celebrate these religious holidays (mainly just Christmas … Continue reading

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My Path to Addiction: Life as a Runaholic

My name is Matt, and I’m an addict, I am completely addicted to running.  I would compare it to being an alcoholic (without all of the negative aspects like ruining your liver and breaking families apart).  In the same way … Continue reading

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Decisions

I had a teacher in highschool … a Phys. Ed. teacher…. who would always resort to the same one-liner when it came to people not complying with something… “Life is all about decisions” Yes, yes it is.  In the years … Continue reading

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Never Enough…

1 year, we all knew it was 1 year.  Every single one of us who signed on for this 1 year Master’s program at the University of Exeter knew… it was only 1 year.  With something so short term, it … Continue reading

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Kenya

I recently went on a 2 week field course to Kenya with my Conservation and Biodiversity MSc program.  The trip essentially marks the halfway point of our journey to a new degree, and it certainly comes with a lot of … Continue reading

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This Christmas…

I will not be able to be with my family back home… Damn Two years ago, I also missed out on Christmas with my family when I was in South Africa.  I’m not sure why (maybe the difference between 24 … Continue reading

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