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September 9, 2014
I had a great first week of school and it was because of all the positivity and love around me. So I got creative and wrote a post about loving the love around me and extending it further.
August 25, 2014
"Disclaimers" sets the context for this open letter of sorts that captures elements of a relationship that stands the test of time among a variety of societal challenges, perceptions and misunderstandings.
August 25, 2014
In light of the rising of Ferguson, MO to mass media attention and the ever increasing black and brown bodies being lost, I took some time to reflect on what I am called to do. First and foremost was to qualify what this blog is for and to set the tone for what is to come.
July 1, 2014
Fact: if you and I have collaborated on a meal together before, you've probably received an email titled with the name of this post before. To quote the old blues song: "Come on in my kitchen."
June 29, 2014
One of my biggest frustrations over the course of my time at Oberlin is that male authors have dominated my reading lists. This may come as a surprise to some; Oberlin is a progressive institution so you'd think that I'd be reading works by people of all genders. Not so.
June 17, 2014
A mini-reality check popped into my mailbox a few days ago. Past Ma'ayan is here to visit the current Ma'ayan with a present!
June 3, 2014
Last year, I received an email from two Texas elementary school teachers, asking for materials for their classroom. I sent things with lots of pictures, and thought I was done.
June 1, 2014
This school year has been one of the hardest I've ever experienced, but it's also probably been the year where my life looked the most like I wanted it to.

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