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College Life, Greeks, Creepy Guys in Houses

I was just thinking the other day about labels, putting labels on people, and the problem of labeling. In one of my classes this week, I was notified by a student sitting a table who was mad at the others around him. He looked at me and said, “They called me blonde!!” Hmmm. I thought, … Continue reading


A Cautious Wind Blows….Hollow and Desperate

The drought began in North Texas in earnest in 2011, and it continued…and continued. The dirt cracked, houses cracked, hearts cracked. Trees died, wildlife died, love and friendships right along with them. The economy, like building foundations, shifted. People bought rain barrels and soaker hoses, put up signs that read “Pray for Rain.” When they … Continue reading