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Do Grades Define You

Does Learning Trump Grades

If you are like me, grades are always on your mind. You are obsessed with them; you want to get that… 371 more words

What is anorexia?

The textbook definition of anorexia is:

  a lack or loss of appetite for food (as a medical condition). An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat. 219 more words


My Definition of Perfection: Utah

Several years ago, over the summer, my family and I made our first trip to Utah and some of its most famous national parks including Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park. 603 more words


What causes abusive behaviour?

The Women’s Aid website features an interesting discussion of the causes on domestic violence. It’s not all about drugs and alcohol, misogyny and sexism: one factor links to many others, but the root cause is almost always the same: it’s about being in control. 637 more words


12/18/14: All Unsaid

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polite as to seem china

too thin for use



I came accross this definition while I was reading a paper on Engagement in later life. I have posted it because it resonates with me, and gives some meaning to something that can be so hard to define… 61 more words

Think Outside the Burlesque Box

Ask 10 different people to define burlesque and you’ll likely get 10 different answers.

The Oxford dictionary defines burlesque as ‘an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something, especially in a literary or dramatic work; a parody.’  It can also mean ‘a variety show, typically including striptease.’  … 272 more words

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