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Passport Renewal Experience in Japan

Since I already received my new passport I decided to write about the whole experience.

There was nothing wrong with my passport to begin with. I just had it renewed last year. 1,426 more words


not even trying anymore: here's a bit of Stanford

I think I’ve officially failed this project, so from here on out I’ll just post some pictures.

Here are a few shots from my first week and a half at Stanford!! 171 more words

SoG2014's Official Officials Post

Can we make it any more official?!!!

We’re here to announce some of our favourite people on the track, our stars (non-skating officials) & stripes (skating officials) 334 more words


Community groups demand halt to HUD distressed loan sales | 2014-09-09 | HousingWire

“The Vulture Capital Hits Home report makes three primary allegations:

The current structure of DASP auctions hampers community stabilization by considering only the highest bid without weighting the bidders’ track record of good outcomes for homeowners and communities.The current outcome requirements and reporting structure fails to hold purchases accountable to neighborhood-stabilization goals and provides insufficient transparency and prevents community oversight.The current pre-sale certification phase does not ensure that the FHA mortgage modification process has been followed before loans are included in DASP auction pools.” … 6 more words


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Persistence. Courage. & Phone Calls.

On Friday, the first week of school, 8 of our students gathered together for a pizza and phone call night. For two hours straight students and leaders made phone calls, left voice mails, and text messages to all 90 of the new students who signed up for small groups this fall. 42 more words


Musings on the Penalty Box (Or: Jam Reffing Can Be Terrifying)

I go on and on about all the skating smarts I’ve learned since starting roller derby, but I’ve never touched on all the other miscellaneous things that I’ve learned during the times when I wasn’t on skates. 361 more words