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The Kiln Pottery Studio

The Kiln Pottery Studio

Mariah Alanskas May 9, 2022

One thing I absolutely adore doing is trying new things. It’s something that I constantly strive for, as it is one of the best ways to grow as a person. Whether it’s through food, drink or activity,...

Conscious Consistency

Anytime is the Write Time

Ashley McCormick May 1, 2022

LAST WEEK’S OBJECT The pen still works after writing with it for an entire week, which is good considering I enjoy the color so much.   WHAT HAPPENED?                                                              Up...

The Coffee Shops of Kent

The Coffee Shops of Kent

Mariah Alanskas May 1, 2022

No matter where I am or what I am doing, I need caffeine. It’s truly an addiction I’ve had for quite some time now. Everything from the smell of coffee to the taste, I’m obsessed. And since we just...

Conscious Consistency

Anytime is the Write Time

Ashley McCormick April 11, 2022

THIS WEEK’S OBJECT Being a student means I write a lot. I write notes, in a planner, and on way too many Post-It notes. I also type a lot, but that uses the same keyboard over and over again. Before...

My Best of Kent

My Best of Kent

Mariah Alanskas April 10, 2022

Local businesses play a key role in creating Kent’s identity as a town. Without them, Kent would not be the town it is. Highlighting these businesses has been a driving factor behind creating the Tour...

Conscious Consistency

Something Solid, Revisited

Ashley McCormick April 4, 2022

LAST WEEK’S OBJECT The gold hoop earrings held up well as I hoped they would, considering they are gold. I stuck to my plan of wearing them for a week straight, except for one day when I took a break...

Time for action: New Astrological Year and Aries season

Time for action: New Astrological Year and Aries season

Nathalia Teixeira April 4, 2022

Today near eventime I did lead  the girl who has no seeing  a little way into the forest  where it was darkness and shadows were.  I led her toward a shadow  that was coming our way.  It...

The Song of Achilles is Pretty Fruity

The Song of Achilles is Pretty Fruity

Jen Kelly April 4, 2022

As a fan of Greek mythology, picking “The Song of Achilles” (TSOA) to read next was very easy and very rewarding. I actually joined a book club on campus recently, and since this is the first book...

Conscious Consistency

Something Solid

Ashley McCormick March 21, 2022

THIS WEEK’S OBJECT Well, as you might have guessed from last blog’s hint and the title of this blog, the next object is solid. More specifically, solid gold. Gold hoop earrings are the item I’ll...

Kindness In Kent

Kindness In Kent

Emma Andrus March 10, 2022

On the morning of March 8, I was washing my hands in a Franklin Hall bathroom. My eyes were aimed down at the porcelain of the sink. Then, I looked up to adjust my windswept hair with the help of the mirror....

Haymaker Farmers Market

Haymaker Farmers Market

Mariah Alanskas March 10, 2022

Saturday mornings, fresh baked bread and food trucks. What more could you want? Well, maybe not the morning part, but the rest sounds perfect. Because our location only occurs on Saturdays from 10 a.m....

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