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A Week in the Life: Springtime Saturday

Lie in.

Discover Paul has downloaded a new iPad game and has been playing some weird equivalent of Risk for hours as I slept.  He shouts at me because I wake up Not Hungry, and he is afraid of me becoming a monster. 950 more words


Right now, in the course I teach (on Dreaming & Myth), we read Gilgamesh. Like Goethe’s Faust, I find myself fascinated by the text, but frustrated with the main character. 349 more words

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Human. Being.

Lately, being in the middle of dissertation writing, I have been thinking a lot about anthropology and the human condition. In one single moment I find myself being excited, frustrated, enthralled and disgusted with the state of theory, academia, my project and the world. 177 more words

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i blew you a kiss and it's stuck to your window so you can see

I think love, in its purest form, is God-like. It’s like a garden that last through winter, and pokes through the snowfall to illuminate with color that which has stayed gray. 546 more words

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The Glory Days of Shred

Last weekend, I was lucky enough to stumble upon the Tom Sims Retro World Championship of Snowboarding at Soda Springs. Granted, I showed up as the last of the legends were sessioning the hand dug halfpipe, only catching a few vintage airs from the last riders charging slushie highway hits but I saw enough to realized I’d totally blown it by not showing up earlier and shredding with the legends of my youth. 333 more words


ESU Public Speaking Competition - Jordyn McNally

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire – Jordyn McNally

Good morning Ladies, Gentlemen and distinguished judges. I am delighted to be here to talk to you today: to talk to you about inspiration. 932 more words

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