Erin Madore

Erin Madore

Playing Hooky

Monday, May 21st, 2012



Throughout high school my mom was always trying to get me to take a day off from school and play hooky with her. She wanted to take me shopping or go into Boston to explore while everyone was in classes or work. But I never said yes; I was always too focused on getting an [...]

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Erin Madore

I ain’t perfect and that’s okay.

Friday, March 23rd, 2012



I used to strive for perfection. It started when I was in 3rd grade; I can clearly remember having difficulties with a math lesson and getting so frustrated with myself, Why couldn’t I figure out the solution, why was it so hard? Rather than realizing that no one is perfect I pushed myself through the [...]

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Erin Madore

Embracing the Light

Thursday, March 8th, 2012



I used to believe that I was truly in a rat race. The starting signal would go off the moment my sneakers hit the pavement and suddenly I would become a focused warrior where my only objective was to get home as fast as possible. The route was complex: I would race down the street [...]

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