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Madeleine Temple-Lowe

writes from the midwest.

Seasons of Change

Chilly air, fresh pies, cider, and the falling of leaves. It’s that time of year where we trade in our beach sandals and pool days …

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Nature’s Wonder

Staring out the window, my thoughts drifted with the waves. A blanket of sapphire sky was painted above the lake, creating nothing but blue scenery …

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Consider the Lilies

Drumming my fingers on the desk, I flipped through my notes. Junior year of college was officially in session, and the exhaustion had completely set …

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Drowning in Debt

This past month, I’ve experienced a deep wave of heaviness. June was the start of my first student loan payment, and it hit me like …

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20 Seconds

“All you need is just 20 seconds – 20 seconds of insane courage.” We Bought a Zoo is one of those heart-warming family films that …

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Missing the Turn

“Ahh! I think I have a flat tire. I’ll have to call you back.” Click. I tossed my phone in the passenger seat and huffed dramatically. …

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Passing Time

Stale light reflected off his computer screen as he sipped on lukewarm coffee. I glanced up at my father, stained papers piled up high on …

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My Flight Home

“Dad, I want to come home.” A tear slid down my cheek as I choked back uncontrollable sobs. It had only been three hours – …

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A Worthy Investment

Puppy licks, snuggles, and soft, furry paws make me incredibly happy. I absolutely love dogs, having owned more than my fair share of them. Golden …

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Healthy Habits

“Can I get you anything else?” Staring at my leafy salad, I paused before replying, “Yes, I’ll have a side of garlic parmesan fries as …

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