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Growing with Google, an update

By miracle of miracles the Udacity/Google scholarship students in the four concurrent nanodegrees received happy news of another two week extension. The collective exhales by those of us…

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Growing (slowly) with Google

There’s something about squandering your time that makes you realize that you’re probably not cut out for the pro-leagues of life. And by that, I mean having ambitions…

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House On the Corner

Memories fade but some things keep popping back into the forefront.

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Childhood Nostalgia in A Quiet Place

This essay may contain spoilers. We humans are a noisy a-f bunch. In the first few days since I watched John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place in theaters, I…

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The Dreams We Control

“We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others.” ― Lois Lowry, The Giver We’re taught from an early age that our future is what we…

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Would’ves and Could’ves

I felt happy. A little distracted but happy nonetheless as I sat with my mentee during a senior send-off event earlier this week in East Harlem. I never…

Avocado, Krzysztof Puszczyński | Stocksnap.io

Empty Wallet No.3 The Reality of the Situation

Things have noticeably taken a nose-dive off a canyon cliff since I last wrote about the austerity plan M and I implemented to improve our financial situation.

Vulnerability, No. 2 the art of the ask

If we were having coffee… I’d tell you that I’ve fallen down a slight slump of depression since our last coffee chat. I thought the first week of…