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The Strength in Sorry

When I started teaching, a lot of friends and family members expected me to be lax in the discipline department. I am rarely visibly fazed, and so laidback I am practically reclining. 1,456 more words

Teaching

Books with Impact

About six months ago, I was nominated to list 10 books that impacted my life. Unlike the ice bucket challenge, this was one task I could handle. 103 more words

Writing

Recommendation: Democracy

New to Joan Didion’s work, I didn’t know what to expect when I first opened Democracy. 212 more words

Writing

Advertising industry shifts to older models

According to the CNN article, many cosmetic and fashion companies are using older women to sell their brands.

At 80-years-old, author Joan Didion was chosen as one of the new faces for fashion-brand company Céline’s Spring 2015 campaign. 129 more words

Aging

Why I tweet

The title above is of course a variation on the title of one of my favorite essays, George Orwell‘s “Why I Write.” … 986 more words

History

Stupidest. Fashion. Ad. Ever.

From Sunday’s New York Times Styles section.

For the literati-impaired, that’s 80-year-old Joan Didion, a minor 20th Century American author best known for her collection of essays… 102 more words