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Ooooh, I’ve been bad…

It’s been a REALLY long time since I’ve updated this.  Bad blogger!  Well, in all fairness, I’ve been blogging…just not here.  I’ve been updating the baby blog and a class blog, so this one has just fallen by the wayside.  My apologies! So, what’s been going on the past six weeks or so?  A lot … Continue reading »

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Affecting Change

This is going to be a super quick post, as I’m in the middle of writing a policy analysis paper that’s due tomorrow.  But, I wanted to get this thought down while it’s still bouncing around my head (and so I can come back to it later). Over the past month or so, I’ve started … Continue reading »

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Just When You Need it the Most

I love it how there are times in life when I’m really struggling, and God will step in to remind me that in the end, everything will be alright. I’ve had a lot of little moments like that in the past week.  Between everything going crazy with the insurance, school midterms, and academic obligations seeming … Continue reading »

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What Up, Wisconsin?

Click here for more information on the events in Madison, WI.  I won’t say much, as I feel like the photos that I’ve gratefully stolen (from a friend on Facebook) will pretty much sum up my feelings on this matter. But, I will say this: I’m overjoyed, grateful, and occasionally in awe that we live … Continue reading »

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Revolutions are Rarely Pretty

Amidst all the excitement over the recent events in Egypt, I think it is vitally important to remember the above point.  Now don’t get me wrong, I think democracy is a great thing.  But, the process getting there is often a bloody one. Our own country’s revolution cost the U.S. an estimated 50,000 lives, and … Continue reading »

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