Monthly Archives: August 2014

Dear College Students: Things Not To Do To Your Advisor

It’s been quite a week at the university.  The last week before classes begin and the first week of the semester are times when I am most definitely MIA from the blogging world.  But I must bring you a few … Continue reading

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When I stopped blogging

One day in January I was at work when my father called. “Joyce…” he said when I answered. “Well hi, Dad.” Silence. “Dad?” “Hold on,” he whispered, “I’m trying to collect myself…” Several deep breaths later, he told me, “Ronnie has … Continue reading

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On the giving of parenting advice to parents by non-parents

I very recently engaged in a brief and testy exchange on Facebook.  I feel slightly idiotic even admitting to that because first of all I don’t do conflict and second, I don’t do conflict on Facebook.  Before long, I took … Continue reading

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I’m here. And, the first passage from a great book on the Great War.

I’ll make this part quick.  I’m here.  The blogging life can be like a new relationship.  In the beginning, you love your blog, you need your blog, you must be with your blog.  The ideas keep coming and coming.  Inspiration … Continue reading

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