Stir Up the World

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Apr 09 2011

thoughts: swirling and twirling

Life is crazy right now. The latest Delta “Matriculation Blast” (only TFA could come up with a name like that), we were informed that we don’t have to pay for the 9 grad school units that we get during Institute!  So that’s basically like Delta State and TFA saying “Here – have $1,000!” – it…

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Apr 02 2011

toilet paper & Dolores Umbridge

So yesterday was April 1, the day that we 2011 CMs were supposed to check TFAnet for “Institute Updates”, and it was very exciting!  I did the survey, telling TFA what model of car I drive and what kind of computer I have and that I do indeed have health insurance.  I uploaded a photo…

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Mar 22 2011

return of the recluse!

As moving across the country/Institute/my new life approaches, I find myself pulling back from my friends here.  And when I have the opportunity to meet new people, I don’t really see the point – my chapter here in So Cal is closing, and the people who have been in my life for a long time…

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"If one desires to 'stir up the world,' it is easy to be impatient with work for the sake of work. Yet no story's end can forsake its beginning and its middle." -Joshua Wolf Shank on Abraham Lincoln