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    Remember Who You Were

    When I think about being a kid, three things come to mind right away: riding my bike all over Boise, Idaho; singing in various choirs; and drawing. I live in a busy city these…

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    Going Back to College

    I’ve been teaching at universities for over 30 years now. I started my career by teaching first-year composition classes as a graduate student. Since then, I’ve earned three graduate degrees and taught a pretty…

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    Developing Your Wings

    How many times have you done something really scary? I’m not talking about bungee jumping or cliff diving (although if you’ve done those things, they certainly count.) I’m talking about the sorts of things…

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    A New Look for She Dwells

    July is anniversary month here at She Dwells! July 2018 marks the start of my third year of writing this blog. I’ve had so much fun–I’ve met interesting people from around the country (and…