Tag Archives: high school

Of course I remember where I was.

“Not long after I first came to the anchor chair I briefly signed off using the word ‘courage.’ I want to return to it now, in a different way, to a nation still nursing a broken heart for what happened … Continue reading

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It feels like the first time….

I have always loved this time of the year. I love the fall because where I am from it is one of the most beautiful times of the year because of what we call (likely erroneously – thanks a lot … Continue reading

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Dunbar had a number.

According to Robin Dunbar, an Oxford anthropologist, there is a limited number of people we as humans, are able to maintain stable relationships with… and that number is somewhere around 150. Say hello to Dunbar’s Number. More specifically, the idea … Continue reading

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Friend Request Fail.

While shamelessly lurking on The Insidious Social Network (FB) recently I saw the name of a friend from long ago. This person had just “friended” (yes, friend has been verbed…) another old friend of mine with whom I was feeling … Continue reading

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My Youth. Today. Part Two.

I just watched season one of the CW’s Gossip Girl. The whole laborious thing. There is a reason for this behavior on my part, though it is a bit silly. Since I have been teaching I have always had my … Continue reading

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My Youth. Today.

This summer when I go home to visit for my paltry two weeks (where have all the vacations gone??) I will be doing all the regular stuff… in addition to attending my 20 Year High School Reunion. My feelings about … Continue reading

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