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Study Simpler
December 7, 2013, No Comments

Study Simpler contains fifty-two study skills interventions that students, parents, and educators can rely on to lay a s ...

Shark Dreams
February 3, 2013, 2 Comments

I dream all night, every night. Sometimes my dreams are so exciting that I wake up two or three times each night just to ...

My Favorite Food: Eli’s Cheesecake
November 9, 2011, No Comments

In 2001, my family moved from Hawaii to northwestern Chicago, where I attended a commuter college: McHenry County Colleg ...

My Visit to the Seattle Art Museum (SAM)
September 5, 2011, No Comments

August 2010 There is something about seeing art in person that endears it to one’s soul. I found this effect to be ...

Eventide’s Exploits
July 10, 2011, No Comments

May 2009 There is going to be a whole new person living in our house in the next few days! And she’ll have her own ...

I sing the song of a caged parakeet…
February 19, 2011, No Comments

Written March, 2007.  As I sit in my upstairs apartment, pecking at the keys of my laptop, I can’t help but notic ...

…which thing I had never supposed
February 15, 2011, No Comments

April 5th, 2009: I was just having a snack: thin mint girl scout cookies that I was dipping in Great Value brand vanilla ...

desert rain
My Favorite Scent: Petrichor
February 13, 2011, 2 Comments

The smell of rain actually has a name: petrichor. The name is derived from the Greek word petros, which means “sto ...