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Day 15: Lazing in Lace
For day 15 of the Style Inspires Poetry Challenge, I had almost nothing planned. Since I didn't plan on leaving the apartment, I thought it was perfectly reasonable to wear capris. I paired them with ...
4/16/13 at 8:54 PM
Don't Fall In Love With The Potential Of Stuff
The warning for you creative types is to not fall in love with potential. You know what I mean. Where a box ofold door handles could be a future coat rack.Or a old door can be painted and turned int...
3/5/13 at 3:14 AM How To Rid Yourself Of Mental Clutter 4/23/12 at 8:59 PM
10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife
10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife 1. "Oh. He works in oil ...?" This is usually followed by unsolicited environmental or political opinions. Sooo, lemme just stop you right there. Unless I ask...
2/28/13 at 11:44 AM
Humanity trumps. ;-)
Mike shared a great story with me that he caught on Yahoo's home page. It reminded me of a concept I shared with my students in class on Tuesday about people's behavior in disaster. On Tuesday, we wat...
2/27/13 at 10:13 PM It did my heart good... 12/28/12 at 10:32 PM
Call me Dr. Chopsticks! 10/5/12 at 10:23 PM
Seeing For the Very First Time: Ambient Social Networking
We all knowpopular websites like Facebook and Twitter as examples of how people keep in touch with others via the Internet. We now live a world with an added layer: a virtual existence. You're on a tr...
1/11/13 at 10:07 AM Are Older People Happier? 5/1/12 at 8:28 AM
The Divisive Creative 4/4/12 at 4:05 PM
Young people more likely to drive drowsy
Young people more likely to drive drowsy Source: National Sleep Foundation News Release, November 9, 2012 In recognition of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, (November 12-18), the National Sleep Foun...
12/3/12 at 10:19 AM
Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington
Tired-of-Being-Youngest is attending culinary school, which I assure you is just as delicious as it sounds. I can't wait until spring quarter, when she studies Baking and Pastries, and am sure that I ...
11/15/12 at 1:33 PM "The Least of These" Are Great Indeed 10/3/12 at 3:33 PM
The Politics of Pinching Peaches 8/2/12 at 2:32 PM
Beijing Means Business
Here's a picture book for your eyes and minds highlighting some illegal entrepreneurs, the business district of bustling Beijing and Walmart in China. Enjoy! A common sight in Chinese cities are the...
7/14/12 at 9:03 AM
Sivaguru (Siva) Jayaraman named 2012-Young Investigator Award from Sigma Xi
Sivaguru (Siva) Jayaraman named 2012-Young Investigator Award from Sigma Xi The Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society has named Sivaguru (Siva) Jayaraman, Ph.D., associate professor of Chemistry and B...
4/18/12 at 3:27 PM Rasmussen Named Series Editor of New Book Series in the History of Chemistry 9/15/11 at 11:19 AM
Sibi receives college mentoring award 4/14/11 at 6:51 AM
All that matters is that the kids had fun.
We spent the past weekend visiting family out of town. We have a 2-month old grand-niece that we hadn't met yet, and her older sister whom we've only seen a handful of times. The kids had a great time...
1/18/11 at 3:37 PM
Towards a healthier U.S.
The Healthy People 2020 priority list was announced last week, and guess what? It's a thoughtful and comprehensive list that encompasses a wide range of issues that help contribute to - or detract f...
12/6/10 at 4:59 PM A decade of health progress... or not 1/4/10 at 8:54 AM
lent 2010: saints - heavenly helpmates or outdated obstructions?
During our new church’s recent dedication Mass, a litany of the saints was sung. Two cantors led us through a long list of saints, followed with the request after each, “Pray for Us.&rdqu...
3/11/10 at 4:27 PM
Service Learning has been around for 100 years!
It’s hard to believe that I look forward to getting paper on my desk- Not all paper, but I really look forward to the completed Eagle Scout applications that arrive on my desk for approval- By ...
10/2/09 at 11:38 AM
Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr!
Today is Ringo Starr's 69th birthday. I wouldn't have known this if my dad hadn't come to town and had dinner with me. He walked into the newsroom and said something like "I've got a quiz for you...
7/7/09 at 8:12 AM
Last Rehearsal Tonight!!!
Oh my goodness now that it's here I can't believe how fast this has gone. Ups, downs, all over the place, but you know what? This is one AMAZING cast. I've never seen a group pull together to help eac...
6/25/09 at 4:24 AM Last Rehearsal Tonight!!! 6/25/09 at 4:24 AM