Author Archives: Ali S

About Ali S

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On Grief and Truth 

New Year’s Eve for many is a time of renewal; a time for starting new; for reflecting and moving forward with new goals and ambitions.   I am not ready for 2017. Yes, yes I know, unless someone comes up … Continue reading

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Not About Me

Warning: longish post ahead!! Reader discretion is advised. Halfway through winter quarter of this school year, summer was finally in sight. Talk began about housing for the next year, summer plans, studying abroad and opportunities for student leadership positions. I … Continue reading

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Guide Dog: Take II Graduation

It’s finally here!! Today is graduation day! Wesley and I are both very excited for the day’s festivities. I will get to meet Wesley’s puppy raisers who flew all the way to Oregon from Alabama to see him graduate. Just … Continue reading

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Guide Dog Take II: Day ? Reflection

Clearly I have lost track of how many days we have been in training but it has been going well. Over the last few days, Wesley and I have gotten a lot accomplished and we are starting to really settle … Continue reading

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Guide Dog Take II: Day 5 and 6 Thankful

This post is a combined update from Thursday and Friday (Day 5 and 6). I apologize for the length in advance!! Thursday Day 5 Today Wesley and I went to Portland in the morning and worked our primary route. It … Continue reading

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Guide Dog Take II: Day 4 Building Confidence

This post is for yesterday. I know I said I would be better on posting about each day on that day so that will start now after this post. 😉 Today Wesley and I went walking on our route in … Continue reading

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Guide Dog: Take II: Day 3 Playtime

This was technically yesterday. I’ll try to write subsequent posts on the day they happen! Today Wesley and I had some really awesome routes! It felt so good to be behind the harness again. Our paces match perfectly and I … Continue reading

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