Category Archives: College

A Whole New World

Here’s a quick and positive story to get the ball rolling. M had her college orientation a few days ago.  Aside from the overwhelming stress of scheduling conflicts between mandatory classes and mandatory practices and the terrible pain of saying … Continue reading

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Two Ideas

I thank Jay Walker, my blogfriend, for pointing out in the comments in yesterday’s post the adaptation that happens when a person is submerged by a culture. As I continue to read The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s … Continue reading

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Do They Have Any Mooring?

Last week was spring break.  We stayed home, and having my kids around all the time made it hard to post.  (I’m trying to keep this anonymous, remember.)  So I did a lot of reading instead. I finished a book … Continue reading

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Asking For It

Sunday there was an interesting segment on 60 minutes.  Entitled “The Case of Beckett Brennan,” the story was about a gang rape that occurred on the campus of the University of the Pacific. The television was on in my bedroom. … Continue reading

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Ask an Atheist Day

I’m having fun with Ask an Atheist Day.  I posted this on my Facebook wall this morning, “Today is National Ask an Atheist Day. If you are so inclined, ask away…”  The idea, as I understand it, is to give … Continue reading

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Another College Visit

We went to George Mason University today.  I loved it so much I really want to go back to school, but my daughter loved it just as much.   She made me promise to wait 4 years before even thinking about … Continue reading

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Little Things

My daughter, M, and I went touring colleges this weekend.  She really liked the friendliness and the small size of Radford University.   I really liked that the chapel is closed permanently for asbestos.  Many extracurricular activities were presented, but our tour guide made … Continue reading

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