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Jul
18
We Need a National Discussion on Living with COVID-19 for the Long Term

We Need a National Discussion on Living with COVID-19 for the Long Term

The thing that bothers me is that our national leadership is acting like the COVID-19 virus is some sort of temporary thing. Our leaders need to underscore the message that this virus will be here for a while; a year, maybe years.
4 min read
May
13
What Len Taught Me

What Len Taught Me

There was a time when I thought I might make a pretty good teacher. People told me I was kind and patient, understanding, and knowledgeable. They told me I had so many qualities of one. Then I worked as a substitute in a public school district.
5 min read
Mar
10
COVID-19 and the Working Parent

COVID-19 and the Working Parent

I have a luxury. I am in graduate school. As I observe the number of COVID-19 infections grow by ten thousand each week, and hear of regional lockdowns, major conference cancellations, and school closures, I take a minute to consider what it might mean if my children’s school closed.
5 min read
Mar
04
Getting Knocked Down

Getting Knocked Down

It is easy to look in the mirror and not see any value. Walking out of class yesterday, feeling too miserable because I can’t understand the math behind economics, I kept having memories from my freshman year of college in Kentucky; they kept looping through my head.
2 min read
Feb
04
Marketing Our Buddy, the Faceless Corporation

Marketing Our Buddy, the Faceless Corporation

Marketing of Brands Has Gone Too Far with Attempts to be Authentic
8 min read
Jan
20
Forty Seconds of Water

Forty Seconds of Water

Chronicles of the Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement Endeavors
4 min read
Oct
06
An Evening With John Kerry

An Evening With John Kerry

Hearing a Lecture by the Former Secretary of State
5 min read
Oct
01
My First Novel is Just a Story that I Want to Tell

My First Novel is Just a Story that I Want to Tell

My years-long journey to tell it 500 words at a time
3 min read
Sep
26
Foolproof Strategies For Getting Paid on Medium

Foolproof Strategies For Getting Paid on Medium

*Pulls spectacles up from nose*
5 min read
Sep
23
God Did Not Have a Plan For Me

God Did Not Have a Plan For Me

My Journey To Find Fulfillment When I was younger, I wondered what to do for a career. I was told God had a plan, and I needed to seek it. Once I discovered what it was, I would have found my meaning in life.
3 min read