Category Archives: a matter of course

i started school again! and since i have to blog for my english class, this is where that will happen. if what i say inspires you, confirms what you think, or pisses you off, let me know! respectfully, of course. i’m sensitive… ;-)

Graduation Day – also known as – FINALLY!

Graduation day. Had a great time. Thanx to everyone who helped out in every little way, and all the big ways. Whether you were physically with me today or not, you pushed me across that stage. Thank You! Now. I … Continue reading

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Warp Drive, Jesus, Mary & Satan…

While doing homework that somehow got me to NASA and their opinion on Warp Drive, I found this little gem. People could type in whatever name they wanted to comment on a blog post, and this is what the results … Continue reading

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Back to School

I decided that it would be fun to make an info sheet about a fictional movie where Gabrielle Union and Homer J. Simpson are boyfriend and girlfriend… Continue reading

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Final School Post of the Semester!

it’s official! 4.0 my first semester back to school! Hooray!

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Collaborative Research – How goes it?

Well, in a nutshell, not too bad. We have gone through our sources fairly well as a group and have narrowed down quite a few. We have also chosen at least one each to start working on, and we have … Continue reading

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a thing of beauty is a joy forever…really?

That is, what are some of the previous academic conversations on the nature of human ‘success’ that he acknowledges? In discussing this previous research, how does he distinguish what he will say from what others have already tried to say … Continue reading

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Bell Curve- Okay, but…

In “The History of the Bell Curve”, Fendler and Muzaffar use the tactics of agreeing, disagreeing and agreeing with qualification (okay, but…). Their article specifically attacks the efficacy and the validity of the Bell Curve itself as it relates to … Continue reading

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Discourse Community – Engineers

…by mentioning the flux capacitor of Back to the Future fame, the host gave me a glimpse of what success means to many engineers… Continue reading

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there is no try

…to use your voice, your body, your instrument, your words to communicate emotions, ideas and stories; to make people feel something, for just a moment, that is outside of themselves… Continue reading

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The Matthew Effect – Blog 1

Hard work and intrinsic ability are certainly undeniable factors in what makes most people successful, however, Gladwell’s examination of hockey and other sports is a multi-faceted look at what else contributes to success – and conversely – what can contribute to the lack of success. Continue reading

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