Sometimes life is just…

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One spring morning, I stood in the pick up/drop off zone outside my apartment building, tapping my foot ever so slightly in growing irritation. The Uber driver I waited on was delayed, and the window of time to make it to my scheduled appointment was growing slim. I really needed to get to that appointment; it was the ...

Fight

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I looked across the table into the eyes of my student. He was mid-sentence, pausing to articulate the thoughts running through his mind. He was facing for the first time in a long time - perhaps the first time ever - the question of his morality; what he truly believed was and was not acceptable in ...

On all that’s been done

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For the first time in days, I’m sitting in wonderful silence, back in my little living room. The morning sun is finally making it’s appearance through the blinds, and my coffee, now lukewarm, sits contently on the table next to me.   I don’t even mind that it’s lukewarm because heck; I’m bringing in the new year ...

When You’re Still Here Breathing

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You know those moments that stop you still in your tracks and enable you to see clearly - if just for a short while - what really matters in life? Loss; near death experiences; curve balls thrown at you; powerful stories. For most, life over time tends to have a mix of both highs and lows that ...

In 6 years

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Moving here, I quickly learned it's not very common in grad school to have more than 3 years of marriage under your belt. In all fairness, it's not very common to have more than 3 years of marriage under your belt when you're in your 20's in general anymore. But especially not in grad school. Big ...