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Let me tell you about Dante Schmitz… He came into my life when I was working with the #lifeteen youth program at Saint Mary and he absolutely TRANSFORMED the dynamics of the program and Sunday evening #Mass. His music helped me (and many others) more fully engage with the #liturgy using all our senses. He also has a gift for #mentoring youth and empowering them to use their gifts to make #music a part of their #faith. It’s just a beautiful thing. Dante’s working on a new album and, because he’s innovative and awesome, has set up a #kickstarter to get it going (giving us all an opportunity to be a part of something wonderful). Here’s the link – please help and share! Dante and his band (Dante and the Hawks) also play around #Tulsa and OKC throughout the year if you want to catch a show. He's also on #iTunes. He’s a gifted artist, wonderful father and husband, and all around cool guy. How’s that for an appeal. ;o)

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I'm recording my new album with producer Ed Cash and I need your help to make it happen!
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Can you accept me as a friend on Google hangouts please??!!!:)
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Pathologizing the "good divorce"

“The good divorce is not an oxymoron. A good divorce is one in which both the adults and children emerge at least as emotionally well as they were before the divorce.”

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Newest post!

If 2012 will be the end of the world as we know it, how will you know the world, and your role within it, in 2013?

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Adolescents-- What are they Thinking?!?

This is a topic that comes up from time to time in my college-level course on Adolescent Development. THe students in the class are fairly traditional and in the early 20s, so they are not that far removed from their own experience navigating their teen years.

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Somebody please identify and report the location of this individual.

#Tulsa #Oklahoma #MostWanted
Tulsa Police are looking for a man they say badly beat the mother of his children then poured bleach on her and their two children, one a 2-month-old infant.
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And...I just deactivated my Facebook. ;o)
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Well, I already went back! But for good reason (the self-serving kind I suppose...)
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Teacher-types, take note!

There are a lot of teacher-types on G+ and I know some of you, like me, are adjuncts. I'm not trying to be political or preachy by sharing this project, in fact I am treated very well by my employer, considering the circumstances. The circumstances themselves, nation-wide, are the problem. And the problem is so extensive that there are multiple discussions going on across disciplines about what should, and can, be done about the always-unfortunate, and sometimes downright exploitative, roles adjuncts find themselves in. The shrinking number of positions and the growing pool of desperate adjunct instructors is swelling and has created an extremely disparate gap between adjuncts and more permanent instructors in higher education, despite the fact that they teach the same number of hours and often the same types of classes. Good teachers more and more frequently find themselves without positions, without hope for advancement, and without the basic means to live.

Working as an adjunct IS NOT a good life, and yet people actively FIGHT for these positions, and at times take on greater responsibilities (volunteering) far above and beyond what they're getting paid to do...which is always very little, usually without any benefits or support, and frequently below the poverty level...all of this appalling considering the skills and education these people bring to a university for pennies on the dollar.

This project is one attempt to continue the dialog and bring light to the national trend from community college to research universities to hire more adjuncts rather than create more permanent positions.

If you are an adjunct you can submit your information anonymously; I know many of you would be at-risk if you were to publicly participate in a project like this. But, do take a look, and if you can, add your experience to the growing list.

If you are not an adjunct, take a look at the spreadsheet as well. I bet many of you would be shocked at what many of us live on. Look at the income, benefits and conditions of the employment and compare that to the growing costs of tuition. Occasionally ONE student's tuition is enough to pay that adjunct's wages for the semester. And even more often, the hours and effort adjuncts put into teaching fall very near the national minimum wage once their prep and grading hours (rather than just classroom hours) are averaged in. This is for people with masters degrees, and often doctorates. It's sad, but true, that some of us would make significantly more working fast food counters than teaching students how to write, think, factor or create (students, it should be mentioned, who often go on to careers in fields far more lucrative than many of us will ever have).

Rant over...as you were.
The Adjunct Project is a way for us to compile data on treatment of contingent faculty. Combining our knowledge and resources will help us all to better understand the reality of life as an adjunct pr...
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This is the cutest marketing research video on the planet!
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"Have you ever had a conversation with someone that started out badly from the get-go?

Have you ever had a difficult conversation with someone that just blew up and got completely out of control?"
Relationships and Difficult Conversations Have you ever had a conversation with someone that started out badly from the get-go? Have you ever had a difficult conversation with someone that just blew...
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#findsydney

On January 23, 2012 at approximately 5:20 P.M. the Haysville Police Department was dispatched to a possible runaway call in South Wichita.
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