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RAF Inspired: Travel and Freakin’ Live Life

RAF inspired: Travel and Freakin’ Live Life By Aaron Gordon “Twist my arm why don’t you” is probably your first reaction. But if you’re a creative like me who has fun producing video content on a daily basis, life can seem like a vacation, and…

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RAF Inspired: Being inspired by the WRONG career choices.

How to have no idea what you want to do with you life, change careers paths multiple times, and fall ass-backwards into career happiness. By Aaron Lattanzio Warning* this is not a blog on how to have a fiscally responsible education. There are far too…

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RAF Inspired: Back To Basics

RAF Inspired: Back To Basics By Chelsea Wagner I’m sorry for the misleading title, but the link you just clicked is actually not an Ina Garten fan fiction essay. If that is what you’re looking for, why? What kinds of elegant food preparation and easy…

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RAF Inspired: Creatures of Habit Need Change, Too

Creatures of Habit Need Change, Too By Kelly Chapman “Change is the only constant.” I have heard this statement before but had no idea what it meant. I only knew that it made me shudder at the thought of “constant change” being real. Because, my…

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RAF Inspired: Inspiration Island

Inspiration Island By Lissa Mathis What inspires me? Besides having my health, a roof over my head, a Wegmans rotisserie chicken in the fridge, and a husband and two children that mean the (dysfunctional) world to me? Well, here’s how I like to think of this: If…

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RAF Inspired: Inspiration in Music on the Timeline

Inspiration in Music on the Timeline By Rich Pulvino What inspires me? Hmm… … …uh… … …wow… … …umm… … Polyvinyl Records announces the first American Football album in 17 years AndJustLikeThatAFloodOfEmotionsRaceThroughMyHeadToThePointWhereICan’tThink Straight.EverythingIsCloudedAndTheOnlySoundsCatchingTheSynapsesInMyBrainAreThe DelicateJangleOfGuitarsInTheFirstPieceOfNewAmericanFootballMusicIn17Years.They’re NotKnownByManyButHaveGrownACultFollowingSinceTheEarly2000sAfterTheReleaseOf TheirDebutAndOnlyAlbum[UntilNow].TheirFirstAlbumWasEverythingToMe.IDon’tThing ItLeftMyCDPlayerThroughoutMyHighSchoolYears.OtherBandsCameAndWentOverThe YearsButAmericanFootballWasAConstant.FromThenUntilNowAndIntoTheFuture.AndNow AfterSoManyYeayrsWeFinallyHaveNewMusic! …[deep breath]… Phew! Got a little…

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RAF Inspired: Comfortably Numb vs. Uncomfortably Alive

Comfortably Numb vs. Uncomfortably Alive  (or Ode to Creativity) By Jasna Bogdanovska As I am writing this, Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd is playing in the background. I have always loved this song, the deep, poetic meanings of the lyrics and the fierceness of the…

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RAF Inspired: On Being a Design Educator

On Being a Design Educator By Sherri Baker Hamilton As teaching has recently evolved into my full-time gig, I’m frequently asked, “Do you like teaching?” At face value, the answer is simple. Yes. Of course! Who wouldn’t enjoy being a catalyst for the proverbial “clicking…

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RAF Inspired: The Copycat

RAF Inspired: The Copycat By Carolyn Stiles I’m a copycat. Did an image of your younger sibling, obnoxiously mimicking you pop into your head? Culturally, the word copycat or copy, has a rather negative connotation attached to it. According to your typical English dictionary, I…

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RAF Inspired: Music, Art, People – Perspective

RAF Inspired: Music, Art, People – Perspective By James Farley What inspires me? What a fantastic question to think on. If you were to ask someone that knows me well, you may hear quite a few different answers. Some would say music. Others art. Some…

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