Category Archives: Updates

A City Dweller

This is a retrospective post, originally created in October of 2015 and then lost. I still think the idea of connectedness and living in a city through all senses is worthwhile sharing. I spent much of the winter months last … Continue reading

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Has My Moment Come?

I have a quote by Maria Lugones (2003) celebrating “…bi- and multilingual experimentation;/code-switching;…caricaturizing (sic) of the fragmented selves we are in our groups…crossing cultures; etc.” I recently read it and disagreed with it for the first time. Messing with the … Continue reading

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Updates on Posts

Looking back at last year’s posts, I have a couple of updates providing continued conversation with certain topics. Regarding “Shifting Attitudes Toward Business” and “Black Friday”: This week I started working as a mechanic for the Upper Midwest’s largest bike shop company. … Continue reading

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New Idea

Hello. Quick update: I’ve been unemployed and desperately looking for a job for the past three months. I just got hired. Which means that I can spend my time not on job searching but on new pursuits. I’m looking to put … Continue reading

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Black Friday

My last post talked about how a business camp shifted my attitude towards corporations. I actually acted on my new perspective and began working as a seasonal part-time retail associate in the Mall of America. I read a basic company … Continue reading

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San Bernardino Mountains

  About two months ago, I moved to southern California. My anthropology degree and interest in outdoor education led me to a job as an outdoor science school instructor. California has a law that 6th graders must spend one week … Continue reading

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#Winnebagross

As an after-graduation trip, I attempted to go backpacking in central Iowa. One problem – backpackers need ample clean water access for survival and central Iowa has a serious pollution problem in all the water. My fellow ‘packer and I … Continue reading

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