Author: Marissa

A Happy Vermont 4th of July

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Travel

I’d like to say that I’m finally getting around to writing this because it is, quite literally, the 4th of July, but saying so just wouldn’t be truthful. I’m writing it because a dear friend of mine (again) quite literally brings up the subject of this post almost every. single. time that we hop on the phone to catch up. “When are you going to write about Vermont?” “Can’t think of anything to write? How […]

Here, Read This:

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Inspiration

Whenever I’m feeling uninspired and empty of the will to write, reading the words that other writers have strung together is typically what pushes me out of the rut. Whether perfect or imperfect, relative or not, these articles and blog posts and books always end up reminding me why I love to write in the first place — In a writer’s simplest story, shortest poem, most basic self-help article… there is, at the very least, someone […]

Journal 17 | 10 Personal Wins From My First Year in Nashville

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Personal

How? How has it already been a year?! I’m no expert on time, but I’m damn-near certain it’s not supposed to move this quickly. Rather than get all soft and sentimental about what have easily been the most formative twelve months of my life, I’m instead going to break down this last year into a list of my proudest accomplishments in Nashville so far. If sappy is what you’re looking for, however, worry not. I’ve got plenty of […]