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Murray State Advances to Gulf Coast Showcase Finals with Win over Pepperdine

In season one without star guard Cameron Payne, forward Jarvis Williams, or former head coach Steve Prohm, the Murray State Racers have adjusted well to this point in 2015-16. 653 more words


Reading about food & drinks #1

This two-part reflection was inspired by my Great Books classes in the last two years, and by this photo from my Pepperdine colleague Donna Plank.  Norman Rockwell’s classic illustration “Freedom From Want,” which I showed in the American history survey class last week, reminded me to finish these posts before Thanksgiving. 1,652 more words

Great Books

When You Know, You Know

One of the keys of manifesting your desires is dwelling in a state of knowing. We’ve all heard the expression, “I’ll believe it when I see it.” However, Dr. 723 more words

Baking #38: Bread Bowls!

It’s finally feeling like fall here in Phoenix. So it is finally time for soup weather! My husband has a theory that everything tastes better if it comes in it’s own edible container- ice cream and waffle cones/bowls, the Cozy Cones of deliciousness they sell at Cars Land in Disney’s California Adventure, and most especially soup in a bread bowl. 184 more words


Better to Give (but Receiving Is Often Pretty Great, Too)

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou… 427 more words

Original Essays

Who are Ben Carson and Bernie Sanders?

There are fifteen weeks of classes at Pepperdine this semester, and today is the exact mid-point.  There have been some lovely moments and experiences in my Great Books and American history classes. 575 more words


Happy Weekend!

Hey friends, it’s the freakin’ weekend! Not only that, but I had Friday off due to a faculty conference, so it’s a three day weekend! WOOHOO! 118 more words