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One of My Defining Moments as a Teacher, and I’d Take It Back If I Could.

Tim hung by the door as I walked up, a few minutes late to class. His pink hair, black eye liner, and neon tank presented a contrast to the individual I’d met the previous semester. Then, he’d worn his Appleby’s uniform as … Continue reading

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On Finishing My Dissertation and Feeling Pretty “Eh” About It

I’ve been in college now for fourteen years. FOURTEEN YEARS! This life phase has fully entered its teens, all sass and rebellion. I’ve been actively writing my dissertation for over three years, in the meantime spawning a tiny human, moving states, and teaching … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Semester

I have no idea how this semester is already over. Wasn’t Halloween last week? Didn’t football season just start? I must have inadvertently gone down a rabbit hole, waited around for a minute, and reemerged three months later. Call me … Continue reading

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