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Sharp tweets: live-tweeting at academic conferences

Four days and over 7000 tweets! That’s a whole lot of book history compressed in 140 characters. The staggering Twitter feed stems from the 2015 SHARP conference held in Montreal two weeks ago. 2,439 more words

Research Practice

The Best Movies With Killer Soundtracks From the Early '90's

Every teenager loves music, and I was no exception.  The early ’90’s were that transition period from high school to college for me.  It was the beginning of the grunge movement, a rock offshoot that still makes my musical heart go pitter-patter and yearn for those youthful days before bills and kids and Snoop Doggy Dog. 767 more words

Reverse cougarism or entranced by youth and naivety

Is there a ‘marriageable’ age for men and women? If not for men, our country still believes that women should enter into matrimony at eighteen or even by their early twenties; much against the growing trend of unwillingness to settle down without a stable career to one’s credit. 846 more words

Worldly Worries

Day 248: An Odd Position

One week ago, we were officially licensed to provide foster care. We didn’t find out that we had been officially licensed until four days later when I called the department to get an update. 340 more words

The Emotions

Tears for Pearls

I have been mulling over something a friend told me a while back. When the news erupted that the Supreme Court of the USA legalized same-sex marriage in all its states, I posted my view. 368 more words

Reality Bites