National Cookie Day
Dec04

National Cookie Day

It’s December 4th and that means National Cookie day! It caught me by surprise that this one falls in December. Though it makes sense since christmas cookies, gingerbread men, and snickerdoodles are a thing served in the holiday season. Plus it’s also one of those few food holidays that have an origin. It was founded by the Blue Chip Cookie Company in 1987. so to celebrate try your hand at one of these cookie recipes. Soft...

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Pumpkin Craving Tips
Oct20

Pumpkin Craving Tips

Haven’t started your Jack-o-Lantern yet? Never fear, neither have I! Well it’s tradition to start a week or two before Halloween, for me. But anyways, here’s some tips and tricks I’ve figured out to make my Jack-O-Lantern stand out. Use depth! Take advantage that light has to travel through the pumpkin. What’s that mean? Well, make some areas thicker or thinner, as opposed to everything being a hole. It...

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A Teen Visits DC to Rally for Rights
Aug02

A Teen Visits DC to Rally for Rights

It’s July 26th and under the hot sun in 95 degree weather, I and a good thousand individuals are all marching to the capitol building. Our chants can be heard a block away: “Don’t Roll Back Our Civil Rights! Disabled and Proud! Community Living, It’s a Civil Right!” Ever since forever ago, there has been a fight for civil rights. It started with race, shifted focus to gender, then to LGBTQA… but...

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The Cutest Animals At The Cortland County Jr. Fair
Jul11

The Cutest Animals At The Cortland County Jr. Fair

While everyone goes to the fair for rides and food, I go for the animals. In particular, the bunnies! There’s nothing quite like saying “hi” to rows and rows of precious baby bunnies. And yea, most of them at the Cortland County Jr. Fair are babies! So warning, there may be just a tad of a Bunny Bias! And of course there’s other cute animals too. Here’s a couple of the cuties I spotted! This tiny baby was...

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Experience Youth Power
Jun21

Experience Youth Power

“When I say Youth, you say Power!” “Youth… POWER!” “Youth… POWER!!” My peers joyfully shouted. And thus began my experience at the University of Youth Power. What is Youth Power? Well it’s a four day event held at the college of Saint Rose in Albany NY, that brings youth (age 18 through late 20s) together for 4 days of “classes”. All youth attending have been through...

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