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Words matter: the loaded language of “divorce recovery”

August 28, 2012

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The phrase "divorce recovery" is loaded with values and implications that may or may not have been intended. Words matter - use them carefully.

No one can ever take away my experiences of Penn State (Updated)

November 12, 2011

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I've been keeping my head down since the Penn State pedophilia scandal broke. You see, I'm a Penn State alum, and it's taking me time to sort out how I feel about this. Right now, though, I know that nothing about the scandal will tarnish or erase my experiences from my time at Penn State.

In Memoriam – Edward J. Bachman

March 17, 2011

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St Patrick’s Day, 2011 I don’t know what to say about my grandfather. Starting with “he died last night” seems so obvious, so “well, duh – you titled it a memorial post, so we kind of figured that.” But how else do you start a post where you’re going to pour your heart, your pain, […]