Category: Journeys

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A Meditation on Shrines & Self

The sin I have committed is the sin of adoption. I have adopted a different set of beliefs from the beliefs I was raised to obey. Leaving one orthodoxy means leaving all orthodoxies. -Terry...

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Playback

Three of my most favorite things: discussing ideas, the Harry Potter books, and my friend Margaret. One of my least favorite things: recording my voice. What do I do when my favorite things require...

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Sharing the gift of Exponent II

When I married my husband fourteen years ago, I was incredibly intimidated by my mother-in-law.  It sounds ridiculous to those who know her, because she’s the kindest, meekest person that would give you the...

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Thankful for Exponent II

I spent my Thanksgiving Holiday in Asheville, NC. On Friday, I toured Biltmore, the grounds and the house. One these tours, I often bring reading materials – just in case I get held up...

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Nuance

This week in one of my classes, a student asked me what the word nuance meant. We were talking about how to conduct data analysis as part of research. I walked them through the process...