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Here We Go!

The day has finally arrived! In just under 2 hours from now I’ll be taking off from Detroit International Airport for a non-stop 14+ hours-long flight to Beijing, China. 476 more words


"Welcome to first-year orientation" (Gulp)

For many educators, mid-August brings a sort of foreboding: Uh oh, school is starting up again very soon. The endless summer is coming to an end. 560 more words

Higher And Adult Education

Throwback Thursday: Old haunts and lasting friendships

I made an extended weekend trip to northwest Indiana for a long overdue visit with friends and family, one filled with both nostalgia for the past and appreciation for enduring friendships renewed. 951 more words


A New Adventure!

Well, after a long seven years of rigorous academic trials and tribulations, I have finally graduated with my bachelor’s and master’s degrees and gotten a real job! 898 more words


Porter County Museum--An Arts District "Anchor"

Despite the heat and humidity of July, Porter County Museum drew a crowd to their 2nd annual block party, offering free food and, as always, free admission to their exhibits. 482 more words

Throwback Thursday: Vienna waits for me

On Thursday evening, I’ll be hopping on a plane for Vienna, Austria, for the biennial International Congress of Law and Mental Health, a week-long event that draws some 1,000 people from around the world. 325 more words


As summer approaches, winter has given way to spring in Boston

The brutal winter that we experienced here in Boston has finally given way to more civilized weather, even if piles of snow collected during January and February and deposited in designated snow removal areas have not fully melted. 737 more words