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Writings by Cynthia Greb

View of the driveway in the country.
It's time.  Time for big changes. I've been known for making some big changes in my life.  One of the first was when I moved across the continent from my lifelong home in southeastern Pennsylvania to Oakland, California to get my master's degree.  I was the first in my family to get a master's degree and the second of five children to move out of state.  It was all a very big deal for me. I was never one of those people who felt destined for an Ivy League school or a master's degree or a doctorate.  I was so not into status or prestige.  I was simply me, trying to make a difference in a small way - by "being nice," …