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Thoughtful Thursday: Fortitude

“At the moment that everything goes dark, the sunset in front of us becomes the whole story. But if we find courage enough to wait until tomorrow morning, we will suddenly come to understand that in reality yesterday’s sunset was only half of the story.”  7 more words

Thoughtful Thursday

It’s been a challenging week for sure. I came down with a bad cold that sort of knocked me off my feet. Except, when you’re an adult and have children, you don’t have the option to be down very long. 297 more words

Thoughtful Thursday: Prevail

“It is not by strength that one prevails. But by the grace of prayer in the spirit of perseverance.” ― Lailah Gifty, Akita

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How can journalists remain professional with sources?

Today in J4450 class, a student brought up an ethics moment regarding a developing friendship with a source. In the example, the student had been rock climbing a couple of times with a source and felt a sense of obligation to portray them postively in the story. 178 more words

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Cooling down to a simmer,  decaying and fabreast, no shoulder nor chest upon which to rest, a weery head.

All tossing and stirring, over-sleeping, deadened appetite, tho still over-eating. 35 more words


Simple Pleasures

My boyfriend and I recently traveled to Atlanta for a wedding. On the way back home to Los Angeles, I stopped into one of those airport shops to grab a bag of chips and a copy of Bon Appétite magazine. 231 more words

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Thoughtful Thursday: Reconstruct

“The strewn and tangled wreckage that litters our lives is the precious raw material from which great beginnings are forged.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

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