Category Archives: College

The Wonderful World of Microorganisms

This post is in response to the WordPress daily prompt: Micro Today’s prompt immediately took me back in my memories to microbiology class in college. I greatly looked forward to this course until the professor during the first week of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Sensitivity

This is going to be a really random post. I’m just warning you up front.  These are just my thoughts– thoughts that have been pretty loud lately and rattling around in my brain. Yesterday I was in the bathroom doing some … Continue reading

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College Fall Care Package Ideas

This week I sent off two fall care packages to my two sons who are both in college– one who is in graduate school, and one who is a sophomore.  I’ve done this ritual (this sending of fall care packages) … Continue reading

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Homesickness and Monkey Bites

I am a homebody.  Always have been, always will be.  I don’t like getting too far away from  home.  An occasional vacation is nice but in the grand scheme of things, I prefer home over vacationing.  Call me boring, call … Continue reading

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Anticipating the Empty Nest

  My youngest starts college in the fall.  I can’t believe it.  There are so many mixed feelings that go along with this big milestone.  There is joy and sadness, anticipation and excitement, and fear.  Sometimes I get a little weepy when … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Failure

I have been thinking back on my school days a lot lately.  Maybe that stems from having a son who is a senior in college who is taking some very difficult classes now and has some pretty difficult professors.  Or maybe … Continue reading

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