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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 […]

Career

One Door Closes, Another Opens

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In a few days, one door in my career will close while another one opens. I bring closure to 15 years of work in Residence Life. On November 11, I begin a new part of my career as the Associate Director in the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities at Syracuse University. I am very […]

Personal Thoughts

The Scare

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A few nights ago, I had my first real scare of not knowing where my one daughter was. Deep down, I knew she was safe, somewhere. But, I didn’t know where. My wife and I came upstairs at bedtime and were tucking our girls in before we went to sleep. When I went into our […]

Personal Thoughts

Where Did My Blog Go?

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It’s the end of July. That’s right. August is just around the corner. Where did the time go? My last post was in mid-March, and I was energized to put more thoughts up on my blog. But, what happened? I had ideas. lot’s of them. I had time, or at least I thought I did. […]