Monthly Archives: October 2011

Two birds, one envelope

I’ve been complaining about junk mail for years. The environmental impacts of direct mail solicitation are staggering. We’re propping up a postal service whose primary function is to deliver advertisements that we need to lug out to the trash and … Continue reading

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Around the world ticket

Flight 1:  From: Burlington VT, USA     To:   Newark Liberty Intern Flight Duration: 1 hour(s) and 29 minutes Flight 2: From: Newark Liberty Intern  To:   Hong Kong, Hong Kong Flight Duration: 16 hour(s) and  minutes Flight 3: From: … Continue reading

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A Balanced Life

This morning as I was walking home from dropping the kids off at their various educational institutions, I was taking account of everything that I need to get done today and I realized somewhat dispassionately that there is no way … Continue reading

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Lemony Snicket strikes again.

I’ve been a fan of Lemony Snicket since 2004 when I had the good misfortune to come across his Series of Unfortunate Events. So much did I admire the books that I began writing intermittent blog posts about and in … Continue reading

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The Naturalized

I just finished watching the documentary film, The Naturalized, a somewhat entertaining look at immigration and naturalization in the United States. I ordered it from History Channel because I wanted to show a bit of it to my class in … Continue reading

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Ett ägg

Our little chickens are all grown up!

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Final edition of article

At long last my article, Disciplined to Diversity, has moved from the online queue into a print issue! You can update the citation info by visiting the article page here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2011.552620

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Vermont Progressive Party Goes National

A fan of Bernie Sanders? Thanks to the Vermont Progressive Party, Vermonters are represented by Bernie and many other progressive who fight for economic and social justice at municipal, state and federal levels. There is no better time for the … Continue reading

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Editorial in The Bridge

        click here to see the print version of my op-ed on Bias-Free Policing.

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Bias-Free Policing in Vermont

Here is a draft opinion piece that I am writing regarding racial profiling in Vermont. On December 30, 2009, my children, husband and I were three months in to a 10-month cultural exchange in Guangzhou, China. The shock of relocation … Continue reading

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