Author Archives: aliciabrummeler

About aliciabrummeler

Writer, teacher, wife and mother. Lover of the good, the true, and the beautiful.

Travel Roundup Part II

Spring is in full bloom—finally! Each time I look out the window I marvel at the transformation. A few weeks ago, the trees stood brown and bare. The blooming bulbs with their vibrant colors served as the only signal that … Continue reading

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Travel Roundup: England, Part I

If you follow me on social media, you know that Brad and I traveled to the United Kingdom the last two weeks of February. For me, and I imagine many of you, part of the fun of traveling is the … Continue reading

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Bargain Corner!

Readers, Everywhere God is on sale at Amazon for $6.55! Roughly half its list price. If you’re looking for a new read or a gift for a friend, now is the time to buy. This review particularly makes me happy. “Alicia’s … Continue reading

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Part II: Finding the Angle of Repose in Marriage

In my last post, I ended with a promise of a Part II. This second installment comes a bit later than I wanted, but here it is. If you are just jumping into this post. Stop now. Go back and … Continue reading

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Finding the Angle of Repose in Marriage, Part I

Have you been in a Target or a CVS lately? Have you been in any store lately? If so, you’ve encountered the onslaught of red and pink bags of candy, the Valentines, and other related trinkets greeting you as soon … Continue reading

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My Strange Way of Living: Tales of Boarding School Life

I’ve been teaching English for thirteen years now. Six of those have been teaching seventh grade English at The Stony Brook School, a day and boarding school. Before coming to this place, I knew very little about boarding schools. I … Continue reading

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A New Chapter, 2018

  How is it possible that it will be mid-January next week? Wasn’t Christmas just a few days ago? It’s been a while since I’ve posted to Always Orange. I started a post several times, but never made any progress. … Continue reading

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