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New Yorker Archive heaven

There have been times in my life when I would devour a New Yorker from start to finish as soon as it hit my mailbox. They make great airplane companions, too, but sadly, now is not one of those times.  179 more words


Call for papers: policies for gender-equitable participation in dairy value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

On 21-24 September 2014, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) together with the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA… 201 more words


running towards the fire

The reasons why I decided in 2008 that I wanted to join the military are long and varied. I wrote a lot about them at the time in my other (non-public) blog, and I may copy some of those writings in here sometime, as I think it’s a good story. 1,098 more words


Summer Reading, part three: Quiet by Susan Cain

Last year at registration, as I met my new students and their families, I heard over and over, “She’ll be quiet in class but don’t let that fool you – she’s a deep thinker.” As someone who had myself been quiet in class as a student, I completely understood that silence does not mean absence of thought. 962 more words

In The Classroom

Hiding in Plain Sight

There is a picture of my kids sitting on a bench outside of our garage. They are ages 2,5, and 7. They are all wearing baseball caps. 596 more words


Break Free

Powerful video, gender is a social construct

Video by Ruby Rose