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Linguistics and Dual Titles

Years ago I saw the film, “The Miracle Worker” starring Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, about the life of Helen Keller. The pivotal point of the story isn’t that, as someone without hearing or sight, Helen’s communication comes through sign language. 294 more words



When I was a kid my family owned a couple of different movies featuring the missionary, Marilyn Laszlo, and her work in Papua New Guinea. Watching these movies gave me my first taste of contextualization, a theme which features heavily in the discipline of anthropology and intercultural studies. 676 more words


Party Party Party!

Yes, we are and yes this is going to be another #FunFriday post! Don’t you just love it when you randomly get a double dose of… 883 more words

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Being Praised, or my miniature fan club, part 4

Last Friday night I babysat my two-year-old roommate while his parents went on a date. Though it was poor timing on my part, a multitude of errands earlier in the day meant that chocolate chip oatmeal cookies were about to come out of the oven just as we sat down to macaroni and cheese for dinner. 299 more words


Choosing Battles

A couple of nights ago my sister said, “If you get a hankering for graham crackers, don’t eat the ones in the open packet.” I looked at her quizzically. 421 more words


Getting His Priorities Straight

Recently my three roommates returned from a week long trip to the other side of the world. As can be expected, there has been jet lag. 258 more words


That One Song Which Drives You Nuts

Before going into a roommate relationship I’ve learned to try and head off future conflict by asking if there is any particular habit that is a pet peeve. 378 more words