Shannon Reinard Demko

Common core

I spent the last week traveling abroad, which was an incredible experience full of many memorable moments. Among them were several made either possible or easier due to the kindness of strangers. These moments are among one of the main reasons I love to travel, especially to places dramatically different than my home, as it …

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I came across this bench a few weeks ago while visiting a beautiful little nook of a city I love to visit. Because I’m a human in 2022, of course, I immediately took a photo of it. (Sigh.) I loved the message, though, and I still do. Then, I considered another perspective. So, the message …

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It’s been a while since I posted something new here, and there’s a good reason for it. I had to make a choice. Truth is, it wasn’t that different from the choices I’ve always had to make, I just had to get better at making them. The issue was that, despite my lifelong tendency to …

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