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A life long goal

Today was a very special day and the culmination of perseverance, dedication, and passion. Today I walked at the 65th Annual Commencement Ceremony at California State University Long Beach in acceptance of completion of my Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. I had my husband, parents, and daughter sharing in the ceremony with me, as well… Continue reading A life long goal

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The joys of school

Do you remember those days in school or college when the professor would tell you that her/his tests are multiple choice and essay questions and nearly all the students would breathe a sigh of relief (and nearly cheer) at the words “multiple choice”? Well, I was not (am not) one of them. If there is… Continue reading The joys of school

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A purse and diaper bag kind of day

I realize I’ve been, once again, thoroughly inconsistent with my writing/posting so I’m trying something new. I’ve decided that Thursday evenings will be my writing day. Yes, I should be reading, studying, washing our daughters dishes, getting her food ready for tomorrow, and countless other things, yet I also should be writing because I love it… Continue reading A purse and diaper bag kind of day

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Habitus

I am absolutely fascinated with my Modern Sociological Theory class at Cal State Long Beach. Specifically I am fascinated with what we’ve been reading from Pierre Bourdieu in his writing The Logic of Practice. I had a completely different post already started which I intended to finish up and publish today, but then today happened. Two weeks… Continue reading Habitus

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Exhale…relief

Celeste is taking her afternoon nap. I could be cleaning, doing laundry, or even cooking but I’m not because it feels so nice that after 16 weeks I have free time that doesn’t need to be used for catching up on reading or working on a writing asssignment. This morning I finished the Fall semester… Continue reading Exhale…relief