This breakup story starts on a Thursday. The Thursday in question was perhaps, the worst Thursday of my life. Though, admittedly, the breakup was only part of that. This past semester, I’ve been teaching an extra class. And that fifth class took place Thursdays from 6 PM to 8:50 PM. And since Thursdays are the […]
This past Friday we held the second annual Creaties to recognize some of the best new sites created by OU students, staff, and faculty. The event went great thanks to the University Club here at OU. The venue, food, and drinks made for a great setting for people to show off their work and chat with other […]
The writing process is a mythical one. It’s a lot of emotional drudgery painstakingly scrawled on Post-Its purloined from former employers on my way out. It’s a lot half-full cups of cold coffee sloshing over the rim of the mug as I attack my keyboard with the fervor of 1000 feral cats. It’s a lot […]
During the Republican primary season last year, the following piece, “Is Ted Cruz a Christian Zionist?”, was set to run in an online religion periodical–that is, until Ted Cruz dropped out of the race, preempting its newsworthiness. I held on … Continue reading →
If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably noticed my updates from the free Insight Timer app. I’ve recently gotten into meditating, and I’ve been meditating with Insight Timer to help me get into the practice. Meditating with Insight Timer has been a crucial part of creating space to breathe. I have to say that when I […]
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I’m thrilled to be working with the Rebus Community on the Antología abierta de literatura hispánica (see more about the project here). Read all about it (and sign up to contribute!) on their blog. Collaboration by Quinn Dombrowski. Licensed under CC-BY-SA.
If it ain’t yours, don’t carry it. Simple enough. Don’t pick it up. Don’t offer to help. Don’t open up your bag and let someone else drop it right in there. Because if it ain’t yours to carry, you don’t need to carry it. But what about the stuff that others can’t carry? You know […]
It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of all the Fast and the Furious movies. In fact, if you’re the type of person that likes to hate on these films, then this post is not for you. I’m pretty unapologetic about my love for them, and I will not entertain any detractors. Even though […]
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