Michaela Markels
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MARKELS: The things I wish could last forever

Is it an inevitable part of being human, to have everything beautiful tinged with the knowledge of its end? It’s finally fall, and it will […]

MARKELS: To be disciplined

“The people you love deserve more than your leftover time.” I can’t recall when or where I first heard this quote — some time over […]

MARKELS: What about the drought?

If I asked you to name the most recent severe weather event in Connecticut, would you say the Sept. 6 rainstorm? The one that lasted […]

MARKELS: Words that Love Me

So far, I would say my longest and most tumultuous period of rainfall started soon after the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. On one pandemic […]

MARKELS: Exposed in Korea

For Americans, entering a Korean spa for the first time can be shocking. It was for me, at least. “Spas are just a part of […]

MARKELS: College is Crazy

The best thing I did for myself to prepare for college was admit that I had no idea what I was doing. As the type […]

MARKELS: The cost of connection

On February 21st — this Friday — the Connecticut State Senate will introduce a bill that would make phone calls free for currently incarcerated people. […]

MARKELS: Why Snapchat isn’t social

I am the worst at keeping in touch. And I have no excuse. I have moved around, so I have friends here, in Madrid and […]

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