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Women In Academia

Women in Academia: Small Stuff Pep Talk

I fully admit to being a silly person, but well, sometimes silly things are the only things that work. I have several big deadlines coming up and when unleashing the list on a colleague over coffee, they suggested that I remind myself of why I love doing this. That’s excellent advice and I’ve put it […]

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Reader Challenge

Positivity Challenge Week 15: Embracing Silliness

There’s not enough opportunity in the normal adult’s life to bring silliness in. We go to work, we act professional, we come home, watch tv, go to bed. And that fun part of ourselves is pushed farther and farther to the back. We let it out when we play with our kids or our nieces and nephews, but other that that, it’s rarely seen.

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Humor

Even More Politicians Making Funny Faces

Everyone seems to be hot and cranky this week. I thought I’d lighten the mood with another edition of politicians making funny faces, since the last one was so popular.

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Pop Culture

Summer TV Line Up With a Twist

Summer television isn’t known for its quality. Personally, whenever the regular season ends, that’s when I usher in the Era of the DVD/Netflix, at least until the fall. But when I look over the summer lineup, I see so much missed opportunity for fresh, innovative television ““ simply by smashing two shows together, one can […]

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Food

The Furious Kitchen: The Kwanzaa Cake

I have been on death’s door for the past week (Luci translation: I had a mild cold and have been a little run down) so there has been no cooking Furiously in my house.  The most exciting thing I’ve made is an english muffin with honey on it.  But in the spirit of the holiday […]