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Watching for God to Do "A New Thing"

My initial purpose for blogging was to share my mother’s prayer journals. After a few years, those posts became books, In My Mother’s Words and… 418 more words


Can Your High School Relationship Survive University of Iowa?

It can be difficult managing a long distance relationship with your high school sweetheart in college. Freshman year is the time when students meet a lot of new people, so this transition for couples can lead to major conflicts. 203 more words

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Tips and Advice For University of Iowa Freshmen

The link below is a Storify Story that uses different media outlets to help current and incoming University of Iowa freshmen get to know their campus better, and also prepare them for their freshmen year. 37 more words

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How To Be The Most Irritating Roommate Imaginable

Hey, you. Do you live with a roommate? Would you like to irritate that roommate beyond all reason? Well, you’re in luck! Today, I’m going to give you foolproof tips to aggravate the unsuspecting person with which you share a room. 478 more words


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We’ve found our rhythm, haven’t we? On Mondays we learn a new style of writing, then we brainstorm and outline.  On your own you write a draft.   417 more words

Freshman Composition

You Wrote!

On the first day of class, I said that everyone should be writing for ten minutes each day.  Let’s call this journaling.  It’s free writing — no worries about grammar, punctuation, spelling, or format.   376 more words

Freshman Composition

The Onionicity of Dolls and Drafts

I thought I had two different translations of Nobel Prize winning poet Wyslawa Szymborska’s poem, “The Onion.” But what I have is two books by her, neither one of which has the poem. 413 more words