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That final exam anxiety dream

Marlene Cimons writes for the Washington Post about a recurring anxiety dream experienced by many, including yours truly:

For most people, including me, it goes like this: We’ve signed up for a course that we never attend, or we forget we enrolled in it.

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Higher And Adult Education

From college move-in days to reunions

Hello dear readers, it has been a while since I’ve posted! I’ve been hip deep in various publication projects related to work, and they’ve drained much of whatever writing energies I’ve had this summer. 511 more words


Chinese Irregular Verbs

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What I'm Reading - Sunday, 19 June 2016 - The Sunday New York Times & A Matter of Conscience by Sherry Hoppe

We were out @ the beach for Father’s Day.

The Mojowoman (my leggy wife) asked what I wanted for Father’s Day. I said that I’d love some beignets and a copy of the Sunday  136 more words

Books, Articles, & The Arts

The new boarding houses: Dorm life for graduates

Okay, college graduates, if you could continue dormitory-type living even after leaving school, would you opt to do so? If your answer is “yes,” then you may be pleased to see this option developing in certain cities. 766 more words


The day after graduation

Caps and gowns, diplomas and “So proud of you!” statuses have slowly but aggressively crept their way into my social media over the past several weeks. 1,125 more words

Derrik Smits ready to get started again

Derrik Smits was primed and ready to play a key role for the Valparaiso basketball team as a freshman. The 2015 Zionsville High School grad had added 20 pounds of muscle by the start of the season and had an on-the-job mentor in 6-10, 260-pound senior Vashil Fernandez, the nation’s top shot-blocker. 590 more words