Wednesday, February 8 2023 - 1:07 PM

Jael Amador

writes from New York, New York.

Try Something New

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I am so not a foodie! I don’t even like the term foodie. I don’t know why. The term is just a little annoying. Kind …

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Shiny Things

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Up until recently, frugality had never been my strong suit. It’s just that there are so many pretty things in the world and I wanted …

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New Set of Worries

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Joey Carvallo and I have been friends since before we could form memories. Our moms were best friends, so it was the most natural thing …

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I once had a scary case of sleep paralysis. Sleep paralysis is when a person temporarily experiences an inability to move immediately after waking up. …

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Time to See

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I’ ve been exposed to the Bible since I was born. My parents are both Christians and have been telling me about Jesus my entire …

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The Secret to Happiness

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I’ve been journaling for a long time. I’m the type that will journal ferociously for several months and then completely stop writing. A few months …

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The Mess in My Closet

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In terms of moving, my childhood was pretty stable. I think I moved approximately three times throughout my childhood, adolescence, and teen years. That number …

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Weekend In the Rain

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“Can nothing go right?!” I was at my wit’s end! I had been planning a fun weekend at my parent’s house for some of my …

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