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Words matter: the loaded language of “divorce recovery”

August 28, 2012


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


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


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, […]