Personal Archaeology 22: On College, Philosophy, Love, Friendship, and Acceptance

So I have been part of a listserv for My So-Called Life fandom for 20 years. The emails flowed from a trickle to a complete stop years ago when a number of us shifted over to social media or moved on altogether, but back in October, it sprang to life again for a little while. …

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The Freedom is Tyranny of the To-Do List III: The Domination

So I was talking to my therapist this week about my issue with long-term projects with a "large" starting point. I used the analogy of a cluttered room (of which I have more than one in the house)--you know you have to start somewhere, but it all looks so overwhelming that you find yourself throwing …

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Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Tired

"Insomnia" by _Jer_ is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 So I have been reading a lot about how there is a brewing fight between management and labor over physically returning to work when remote work has been not only navigable but successful for many. Although I welcome my returning to a full-time in-person classroom (and laud my school district …

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