Category Archives: History

Part II: Learning About Learning From My Ancestors — Grandma

An old draft post I found from November 2009. This is part II in my series about how/why I’m so focused on learning. It’s a learned trait – passed from my great-grandmother to my grandmother to my mom to me. … Continue reading

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Collision of History, School, and Me

I wasn’t the best student in high school and things didn’t improve much in college; it took me 3 tries before I graduated….when I was 30. So when I told my parents that I was going to get my Master’s … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001

Seven years ago today I was living in St. Louis, but working on a project in Houston. It was about 9 AM, and I was late to work. The DJ on the radio started talking about planes hitting a building, … Continue reading

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