Category Archives: Teaching

Fasting to Honor the MLK Legacy

Over the years, I’ve been hearing more and more about people unable to do “service” on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day do a daylight fast to honor the discipline, willpower, and sacrifice that MLK had to endure in his mission … Continue reading

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Update: A Safe Place for Bean

Today’s Fun Brought To You By You! Good news! We’ve purchased the trailer. It’s adorable! It’s really clean and well-maintained for its age. Best of all, it’s just the right size to implement our mission of partial participation towards adult … Continue reading

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This Is What A Librarian Looks Like: Ur Doin’ It Wrong Culture Must Die

I’m being ridiculous in my headline, because I’m pretty pissed off. Still. Only in 2014 can you try to do something good and be slammed for it. Give me a few minutes to share my tale of woe and shame … Continue reading

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Harvest Creations: Gardening To-Dos for February

  Take note, this may not be your list, as you live in a different area/zone. My area, depending on who you talk to, is between zone 7 and 8, so I have to watch the weather a bit.   … Continue reading

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THE PILLOW THAT WOULD GO EVERYWHERE: An essay on survival

When I was in the service, my first set of orders sent me to a unit in Frankfurt, Germany. My Army job, a photojournalist, meant that I wasn’t necessarily going to spend a lot of time in Frankfurt. No, I … Continue reading

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