Category Archives: Life is like that

Sometimes your best choice is a still a bad choice.

I was recently chatting with a friend of mine who’s wife is in ministry. One of the things that came up in a conversation was answering hard questions in youth ministry and how, sometimes, you just don’t really have the … Continue reading

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Consistency

When I first started my dissertation project, I was really excited to using my new found skills from a workshop I attended on a particular kind of software. I collect conversation data and one of the first things I have … Continue reading

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Always, Always, Always back up.

I am a user of the Pomodoro method. I think I do will another post about my Pomodoro routine. Planning how long things will take has always been difficult for me. I have trouble getting and staying focused and often … Continue reading

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Election Feels

I think, like most people, I am ready for this election to be over. I am tired of hearing about and seeing the candidates. I am tired of having the same unproductive conversations. I am ready to focus on the … Continue reading

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Autumn is here

There is a chill in the breeze. It is has been mostly overcast today. I have hot tea and apple cider. I am listening to the last regular season baseball game. Autumn is officially here. by

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Crickets

This morning I got up about an hour and a half before my alarm. I was awake and the cats knew I was awake so there was no point in faking it. So, I went about my business and did … Continue reading

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Hippies

I’ve always had a bend towards what I like to call the dirty hippie lifestyle. I’ve baked my own bread, canned vegetables. I continuously brew kombucha. And, I’m obsessed with aromatherapy. But, I am also very disdainful of this lifestyle … Continue reading

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The First Rule of Yarn Club

Is that you talk about yarn. The second rule of yarn club is that you think about yarn. The third rule of yarn club is that obsess about yarn. Yarn. So, anticipating that this year would be a difficult year … Continue reading

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Out of Work and Unheard

I’ve been thinking a lot about this article

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Framing and Understanding Discussions

A friend of mine teaches a general world history course to college Freshmen. She was recently telling me about a frustrating incident where she was teaching about context and understanding historical events but one of her students wanted to show … Continue reading

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