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Iskra Krstic - Interview

One of the participants of the Study Session “Reclaim the City” in European Youth Centre Budapest, Sopho Shubitidze conducted an interview with Guest speaker and Serbian activist Iskra Krstic


What got me thinking in July

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts, which is a shame. I love keeping everyone abreast of the things that I’ve been reading around the web, because it gives you a bit of insight into the person I am outside of my book reviewing.  785 more words

Book Blog

Why I Think Star Ratings Are Pretty Much Pointless

I think just about every book blogger & reviewer includes a star rating when writing reviews. I do too, but I have to admit: I think star ratings are almost pointless. 480 more words


Talking With Your Kids About Sex

“The talk.” You know what I mean. That talk. It happened to me in a Sonic drive-thru with my dad when I was a teenager. I don’t remember much besides the awkwardness of the conversation, the glory of my strawberry limeade, and the feeling of relief when it was over.  1,087 more words


Why I Became An Entrepreneur

Many ask the question “Why did you decide to become an entrepreneur?”   At first I wasn’t sure how to answer that.  Now though when I look back at my experiences, I believe it was all in the making from the start.   293 more words


SEAW Engineer of the Year, Student-Athlete, & Apple Engineer

The Capital Journal (SD) reports that Thomas M. Corcoran, P.E. (SD A ’83), has been named the 2016 Structural Engineer of they Year by the Structural Engineers Association of Washington (SEAW) Seattle Chapter. 232 more words

Engineering FYI

Why Celaena Sardothien is The Worst Assassin to Ever Assassin

The title of “Adarlan’s most notorious assassin” is a joke. Truly. Celaena Sardothien is a piss-poor, entitled assassin, and I’m not even sure how she has survived to be able to reach this point in her life, much less become the King’s Champion. 937 more words