Category Archives: college

Merry Leap Day

Four years ago, back in the days when I posted to this blog not once but twice daily (those were the days), I decided to do 29 new things on Feb. 29. Rereading that post is like looking at a … Continue reading

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My life has been very full of doing things lately, as prescribed by my phrase of the year. I can’t say my life is terribly balanced at the moment. I haven’t done any legit physical exercise in over a week … Continue reading

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Too cool for school

I had all day Thursday off of work and plenty of projects around the house that I wanted to tackle. Joy! Bliss! Happiness! Nothing beats having a day off while life is otherwise hectic, and crossing projects off my list … Continue reading

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Back to school

A few times a year I’m invited to speak to classes at the local university about my career. When the first invitation of the school year came, I was inclined to decline as it seemed disingenuous to speak about my … Continue reading

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Rain delay theater

It has rained A LOT in the past two days, so I feel like today is an appropriate day to share this video, which the Modern Love Machine shared with me. It combines my love of my favorite sport (baseball) … Continue reading

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Your tax dollars working overtime

The Modern Mom called yesterday and asked me if I’d gotten a parking ticket while in Memphis on the campus of the local university, a place where once upon a time, long, long ago I’d taken a few summer school … Continue reading

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Reinforcing what we already knew

I have absolutely no idea how The Blog Readability Test figures out how smart your blog is, but it thinks The Modern Gal is pretty dang smart, which is a given since modern gals are all very smart ladies. Of … Continue reading

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The year of the marching band

Question: When your football coach leaves your school after only one season to go coach a conference rival, what do you do? Answer: You shame him with your marching band’s halftime show. P.S. This is apparently the year of the … Continue reading

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