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A Lesson in Perseverance

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Gymnastics Certificate

She had drunk very little all day, so we weren’t surprised when Emily said that her throat hurt a little later in the afternoon. After all, it was probably dry. We told her to drink more and began getting her ready to go. Emily had decided to participate in a mini-meet for gymnastics. While she […]

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What Can Steve Jobs Teach Us?

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What do these things have in common?  Your thigh does not provide vision.  The quarterback does not play offensive lineman.  Your oven does not wash your clothes.  Give up?  Their commonalities are actually found in their differences.  Each item listed provides a specific function, from your thigh, to a quarterback, to your oven, etc.  You […]

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Old Memories Reborn: Our Trip to Ocean City, NJ

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“Daddy, there’s an airplane out my window!  It’s a huge one!” Emily said.  “And, there’s another smaller one.”   I replied, “That’s cool sweetheart. We’re near Philadelphia and they have a big airport, so you’ll probably get to see a lot more.”  Not only did Emily, and her sisters Ashley and Sydney, get to see a lot […]

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Responding to Crises

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There are many benefits working in student affairs and many reasons for us to want “get up” in the morning and go to work.  Undoubtedly, for many of us, it is the unknown that the day will bring working with students that offers much excitement to our work.  While we may have a schedule in […]