Category Archives: social capital

Beyond the Professoriate

May 7, 2016 is the three-year anniversary of my dissertation defense. Three. Years. Three years ago, my little daughter was 2, my oldest was 5. We were seriously muddling through day-to-day. Graduation day looked like this: I’d like to think … Continue reading

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“Community” building

A tale of two communities: Our family was invited to a get-together at a neighbor’s house this afternoon.  The get-together was a pseudo-block party but held in someone’s yard rather than publicly on a blocked off street.  During our early … Continue reading

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