Category Archives: Life is like that

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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Yes. That Exactly. Yes.

I had to listen to this broadcast more than once so that I could transcribe the following quote: Someone in the name of the Hungarian government shouldn’t mention Christianity without talking about solidarity. And, that’s a sad thing because the … Continue reading

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The Little Pink Pill

On the way to a meeting this morning I heard a piece on the radio about the FDA’s approval of a drug to increase the libido of women with low libidos. This drug has been up for approval before but … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Saga of Bureaucracy

I got up this morning with such lofty intentions of sitting down at 9 to transcribe data I have collected for my dissertation. (Recorded linguistic data must go through a little bit of processing before it can be analyzed. The … Continue reading

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