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Anne Tuominen
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author of The Sociological Observer, www.thesociologicalobserver and The Online Educator Observer http://theonlineeducatorobserver.blogspot.com
author of The Sociological Observer, www.thesociologicalobserver and The Online Educator Observer http://theonlineeducatorobserver.blogspot.com

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Stories
A few months ago I had the privilege of hearing Gloria Steinem on her book tour.  Part of her talk was a question-and-answer opportunity for the full-house audience, and the audience was instructed to ask short questions so that many would have a chance to ...
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Some healthy competition
A few weeks ago, the NYTimes magazine focused an issue on walking around NYC (April 23, 2015). Contributors shared some favorite city walks, while other articles explored how NYC pedestrians and cars co-exist, and how much distance urban rats actually cover...
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Self-disclosure
We live in a time where we disclose a great deal about ourselves in public spaces such as on social media. We tell each other what we had for breakfast, how many miles we've run and our route, how our children are doing, and what we think about particular n...
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Waxing and waning
I enjoy sending holiday cards.  It's my little way of reaching out, to the extended family on the other side of the globe, to friends made during travels and work and school, and to local friends too.  I often write a holiday letter if inspiration hits, and...
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Waste not, want not
I've tried several times now to de-clutter our refrigerator.   You'd think I'd be delighted to get back to our U.S. sized double wide fridge after barely managing with skinny French frigos for several years.  I appreciate the space of the U.S. version, but ...
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Dressing up
I recently attended a concert by Natalie Merchant, an alternative rock singer from my college years, who, with her stunning voice. has experimented with different music platforms over the years. This time, she performed with the Seattle Symphony so her song...
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The beautiful game
For the time being, I think it's fair to say that I'm 'soccered out'.  I've followed more World Cup games in this year's competition than I've ever done, recording almost faithfully the outcomes of each.  This is all on top of the live trainings and games a...
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Game nights
Instead of those languid summer days we had in Provence the past few summers or that I seem to remember from my own childhood, I've had an exceptionally full June and July.  My teaching schedule is much lighter and my kids are out of school, but those same ...
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