Monthly Archives: November 2011

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…

I went to see the Trans Siberian Orchestra on Sunday afternoon. We had talked about going to see them for years (as I am a sucker for all things red, white and ho-ho-ho related), and this year my fiance surprised … Continue reading

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The Final Few Weeks

After a restful, fun, and productive Thanksgiving break, I am ready to return to school for the final few weeks of the semester. Now is when reality hits – I actually need to finish that paper for my Narrative Therapy … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for School

This past week the halls of the school where I do my practicum work were filled with paper pilgrims and pumpkins, turkeys and thank you’s. I find Thanksgiving to be a wonderful time for reflection, for children and adults. This … Continue reading

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Arizona’s SB1070

I made it through my 3rd Weekend in Residence and I had a blast! Not only did they feed us Thai food on Sunday (Community Time sponsored by the Dean of Students’ Office) and stack the schedule with amazing speakers … Continue reading

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Where have all the leaves gone?

We’ve now all experienced the not-so-great feeling of driving home at 5:00 (or later for many of us) and having it already be dark. What’s up with that? Thankfully, there are lots of indoor events around Boston to get you … Continue reading

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Superman vs Captain Marvel

Two big and burly men were angry at each other. Their fists were clenched, posture rigid, and tight smiles stretched across their faces showing too many teeth. Definitely not a typical night at volleyball. Generally, the fact that we have … Continue reading

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The Promise

One of my classmates recently asked me if I was a glutton for (academic) punishment. After I thought about it for a second I figured that it was a real possibility. As if I didn’t have enough on my plate … Continue reading

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The Doll Situation: Not so Black and White

A few years ago I attended a professional development meeting at the school where I was teaching. We discussed the issues facing minority students there, and particularly the challenges faced by black/African-American girls. The principal showed us this video: I … Continue reading

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We’re down to crunch time, people!

With only three more weeks of classes, I am in the last steps of this marathon of a semester! But what a rewarding marathon it has been! I feel like I have learned so much! Not only in regarding to … Continue reading

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Second Childhood

She sprinkled the blue play doh into the plastic cup. “Sugar!” she announced cheerfully, handing me the “tea”. The kindergartener had bopped between serving me tea and working hard at the plastic tool bench. The purple wrench was her favorite. … Continue reading

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