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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.

Etchings of my womanhood…

You may have heard in this age of technology that there is a smartphone app for virtually everything.  At least that is what I am told by my tech-savvy teenager..  Dinosaurs like me are still adjusting to the pedestrian activities … Continue reading

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My old school North Dakota homies…

I attended the North Dakota Emergency Management Conference this past week out in Bismarck.  It has been quite awhile since I have been able to attend this conference as typically I have a conflict with the conference dates and cannot … Continue reading

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October 11th

When I was young, October meant one thing to me – Halloween. As I got older, I came to also view October as the month of my mother’s birthday. After my mother died in 2002, I came to view October … Continue reading

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Unpacking decorum-based dress codes…

Many years ago a counselor at Kindred High School told me that she did not want the girls to have VBS.  I had no idea what VBS was at the time.  I could only imagine that it was some sort … Continue reading

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Are you ready?

I gave my Disaster Preparedness students a challenge.  The challenge was to use rubber ducks about town to remind folks about the importance of being prepared for emergencies and disasters – to get their ducks in a row.   As a … Continue reading

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