Monthly Archives: November 2010

My Help

Recently I have been thinking a lot about how much I miss having music as a regular part of my life.   From taking piano lessons when I was little, to church choir, middle school band, choir, and lots of high … Continue reading

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Getting hungry

Woohoo, y’all!!  I am excited to announce that I just got out of class, and after having completed my research presentation (on African American and Mexican Immigrant domestic workers, in case you were wondering), I am pretty much scot free … Continue reading

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Loves like a hurricane

He is jealous for me, Loves like a hurricane, I am a tree, Bending beneath the weight of his wind and mercy. When all of a sudden, I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by glory, And I realize just … Continue reading

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Yesterday was the birthday of one of my most favorite women in the world.  I am so proud of everything Mom has accomplished.  She is beautiful, strong, intelligent, and loving.  I don’t know a person who gives so much, professionally … Continue reading

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Live your truth

I came across this video, the “It Gets Better Project @ William and Mary,” this afternoon.  As a heterosexual person, sometimes it feels difficult to comfort and support those who identify otherwise.  Because I haven’t experienced the prejudices that so … Continue reading

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A few weekends ago I traveled to Harrisonburg to watch my friend Tyler play football in the UMass vs. James Madison game.  It was really great fall weather (perfect for tailgating and watching football!), and so good to visit with … Continue reading

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Lay ’em down

The longer I sit here, hunched over my computer, the harder it is to be motivated to study.  I’d rather be spending time researching cities I might want to live in, looking for jobs, playing guitar . . . I’d … Continue reading

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