Whoomp, There It Is // a life update

I did it -- I made my decision.  I've been thinking about it since last summer, a little less than a year ago.  I still think that looking back, maybe that wasn't enough time, but then again -- haven't I been thinking about it since college, since freshman and sophomore year when I gave myself …

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What I Realized About Christianity My Freshman Year of College

Over Christmas break, I met with one of the few friends from high school I still talk to.  It had been over a year since I'd seen her, we figured out, and it was nice to catch up.  While we sat drinking coffee, we started discussing how each of us had changed since high school. …

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Discussion: What Makes an Adult?

There's a term that's been floating around the Internet for a few years now that's become a very popular term among my generation.  According to urbandictionary.com, that oh-so-erudite resource, the word is: Adulting (v): to do grown up things and hold responsibilities such as a 9-5 job, a mortgage/rent, a car payment, or anything else …

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Book Review: The Theft of Memory by Jonathan Kozol

  Back Cover Synopsis: National Book Award Winner Jonathan Kozol tells the story of his father's life and work as a nationally noted specialist in disorders of the brain and his astonishing ability, at the onset of Alzheimer's disease, to explain the causes of his sickness and then to narrate, step-by-step, his slow descent into …

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