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About Ms. C

I teach at NDSU...but I remain a student of life with all the enthusiasm that entails. My favorite saying is, "Sometimes you have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down." In the new forty that is what I am doing...building my wings.

The dance…

The fall semester at NDSU started this past week and it reminded me of how much I love to see bright, shiny faces at the start of a new academic year.  My classes typically have a blend of former and … Continue reading

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I am a speed limit…

Over The New Forty’s hiatus I hit the enviable watershed moment of being able to order off the senior menu.  Yes, indeed – 55 years of age, that I am.  It was a moment in time that I had often … Continue reading

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Until he didn’t…

In the movie Forrest Gump, Forrest starts running one day and just keeps running.  He ends up running across country and amassing a group of followers who run along with him.  Ultimately, he ran for three years, two months, fourteen … Continue reading

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An update from The New Forty

Dear Readers, Thank you for your posts and emails that inquired about the return of The New Forty.  An explanation about The New Forty’s unexpected hiatus and a return to regular blog posts will be coming on August 30th. Thank … Continue reading

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What a fabulous legacy…

Yesterday was Miss Sparkle’s last day of ninth grade.  It left her a little melancholy.  It left me a little melancholy as well.  A whole year passed so quickly.  I never cease to be amazed at how quickly the time … Continue reading

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