Category Archives: Introspection

Can We Place a Price Tag on the Value of an Education?

The question “is higher education worth it?” has received considerable media attention lately, partly because of the recently released book Is College Worth It?: A Former United States Secretary of Education and a Liberal Arts Graduate Expose the Broken Promise … Continue reading

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Spreading Blog Appreciation

I have admittedly felt like I am in a blog rut the past few months. It may be a form of writer’s block, or perhaps it’s that time of year when I am so focused on my work that I … Continue reading

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Getting Back into Running and Writing

I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend! I’d had ambitious plans going into the weekend — to check out several open houses at local wineries and to head to a bar to watch the big Civil War football game … Continue reading

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Telling My Story

The story of my life may be told in the places I’ve been. A summer spent in Chile working at several archaeology sites. The home in Kisumu, Kenya that welcomed me as a guest for 10 weeks during my graduate … Continue reading

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10 Things I’ll Miss About Las Vegas

My husband and I will move out of our Las Vegas apartment one week from tomorrow, and shortly thereafter we’ll be heading up to our new home in Oregon. While there are many things I won’t miss about Las Vegas, … Continue reading

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