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Podcasting

I downloaded my first podcast in 2011. I was in the car with our youngest driving somewhere on maternity leave. Our youngest was a little baby–maybe less than two months old and while I had friends with babies to meet up with, … Continue reading

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The 2017 Plan: February update

I love the start of the month because it feels like days and days are stretched out in front of you, and everything that could go according to plan just might. And then whoosh, it’s over. I’ve barely started to … Continue reading

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The 2017 Plan: January update

All month, I had my plan in mind. I feel security having a plan. Then there was inauguration. The world feels off-center. Off center is an understatement. It’s more like an alternate reality. I feel pulled in a million directions but … Continue reading

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Agnostic rallying: on the Women’s March (& sister marches)

From the moment the concept of the Women’s March emerged, I was conflicted about it. I did not share in the same level of despondency as many people (and women) post-election. I didn’t feel a need for solidarity because I … Continue reading

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The 2017 Plan

I spent almost all of 2016 unwinding my mind from the academic calendar. I have always loved making resolutions, but for most of my life, I have looked at the new year as a pit stop from the start of the … Continue reading

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Cataloging 2016

In the final moments of a day, a month, and in today’s case, the year, it would be easy to look over your shoulder and think, meh, I didn’t get much done. Most people I know are racing towards the … Continue reading

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being 38

My mother used to admonish my behavior by invoking my age. Whenever she expressed surprise or disappointment at something I said or did, she would add a year, saying “Rachel, you’re going to be [current age +1], so….” It was … Continue reading

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