To the women who raised me on Mother’s Day

  The women who raised me shaped me. I think most men and women can agree with that to some extent. While today the strong female is a rising figure, for me a strong female role model has been a thread throughout my whole life. I think of how I move about my life day to […]

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Through the eyes of an avid bird watcher

April 5th, 2019   I picked up Jess Drolet, a hobbyist bird watcher and biology major with an intended focus in ornithology at the Community College of Rhode Island, at her apartment in Providence. She greeted me with her usual friendly smile, climbing into my passenger seat wearing all black aside from neon yellow shoes, […]

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Advice from the career women of Hearst

At the end of March, I had the incredible opportunity to meet with just a few of many amazing career women who work at Hearst Tower in NYC! Hearst is a media and communications company that owns magazines, television stations, and radio stations all around the U.S (think: Cosmopolitan, Oprah Magazine, Good housekeeping). Their headquarters […]

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Words of Wisdom from Michelle Obama

The beginning of April marks the end of Women’s History Month, which has inspired me to dig back through some notes I took while reading Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.  I felt so moved and inspired by much of what Michelle shared. I tried to keep a pencil near by when reading or would dog ear pages […]

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A Snowy Walk Through Wolf Hill

Wolf Hill Preserve Smithfield, RI   Silence. A gentle breeze snakes through the trees. Pine needles tickle each other, creating rustling all around. Birds sing in the distance. I’m reminded that the modern world is not far as the sound of the natural symphony is cut by the sound of a plane overheard.     […]

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Providence Restaurant Picks

Brunch Vegan The Grange Located on Broadway in Federal Hill, the Grange is an all vegetarian eatery! They describe themselves as casual fine dining, with a phenomenal brunch menu, and if you like their brunch, I’d recommend it for dinner too! I have to admit I might be a bit biased because I pick up […]

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Treat your soul this Valentine’s Day

Know that there’s a great deal of power in positive self talk. Tell yourself 3 things you like about yourself. Make peace of mind a priority. Only positive thoughts for your future. Make lists. Eat for nourishment not for comfort. Laugh. Think. Don’t think too much. Dance freely. Head up, heart open. Don’t trade sleep […]

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