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Euphoria by Lily King

I found out about this book by proofreading one of my library’s booklists. I can’t even remember which one, because I waited forever on hold and now the details are fuzzy. 747 more words

Adult Fiction

Tell the truth about race but tell it slant

Upward Bound Language Arts Class title page

I just finished teaching a new two-week course for Upward Bound this summer. It was called “Amazing! Finding Identities in Fantasy and Reality,” and it involved visits to the Rare Books Room and the Snite Museum of Art, as well as readings of Margaret Mead and Herman Melville. 409 more words

Teach This!

Thoughts on Contradictions and Margaret Mead

I’ve been reading Margaret Mead’s first book, Coming of Age in Samoa, since I didn’t get the chance to read it in school and I felt it was a necessary read if I am to pursue graduate study in anthropology. 459 more words


Pick Brains, not Noses

Friends come and go, but profound websites that make you pause and read are forever.

One of my favorite websites these days has became brainpickings.org… 243 more words


on Changing the World...by Margaret Mead

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. 

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret Mead… 35 more words



One of my greatest joys is to select my photos and others’ quotations for a new edition of Happiness Cards. Here are 6 new ones I’m adding this week. 134 more words



“Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.” Margaret Mead. The photo: © Roberto Malfatti

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