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You Want to Join this New Group in Holland

“Eighth Street! It’s terrible! You have to wind through the parking lot of the vacuum store and across the gravel through that other parking lot, and then sit there for ten minutes to cross over into the Russ’ driveway…!”

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"Boring PD"...My #ITEC14 Takeaway

I recently attended ITEC, which is Iowa’s big ed tech conference held every year in October. I’ve enjoyed going to ITEC over the years and always walk away with something new. 625 more words


Operation Understanding: Disclosure and Stigma in 1976

Editors Note: This post is from Contributing Editor Michelle McClellan.

In May 1976, more than fifty people—celebrities and professionals from various fields—announced at a carefully staged press conference that they had recovered from alcoholism. 854 more words


September Homeschool Book Club

This year is the first year that we’ve been able to really participate in our local library’s homeschool book club. Over the past few years, we’ve had good intentions, but the day of the week they met was always in conflict with our schedule, or I’d forget about it, or we’d end up with other plans the day of the meeting. 1,026 more words

Rambling Thoughts

#LCSM Chat Topic 10/23: How can we help new stage IV #lungcancer patients consider 2nd opinions, mutation testing and clinical trials?

Most patients experience a period of stunned disbelief or shock when they hear a diagnosis of “metastatic lung cancer.”  For those who are offered treatment options, the first few months revolve around medical appointments.  484 more words

Lung Cancer

Monica Lewinsky Gets Twitter!



Monica Lewinsky got twitter.

Simultaneously, she gave her first speech in THIRTEEN YEARS! #PRWin

So she was giving a chat at the… 160 more words


Invitation to arts lobby network meeting at Penrith

A message from CEO Penrith Visual and Performing Arts, Hania Radven:

All western Sydney arts and culture related artists and arts workers are invited to attend the next Western Sydney Arts and Cultural Lobby Network meeting. 179 more words

Western Sydney Arts