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Lynette Yorgason
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I'm a folk-dancing history-teaching Disney-loving intellectual.
I'm a folk-dancing history-teaching Disney-loving intellectual.

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Obedience School Rivalry
So I got a dog. And he's perfect. His name is Inigo Montoya and he's part border collie and part blue heeler. Inigo and I the day we met.  I found Inigo at an adoption event about two months before I was scheduled to move out of an apartment that wouldn't l...
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The day I became a dinosaur.
It was my first year of teaching. Those of you who are teachers don't need the stage to be set at all, those are all the words you need. Anyone who isn't a teacher, let's just give you an idea. For the first time, people are trusting you with their children...
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Mr. Pilates
This story has two important background points. 1. Due to nostalgia of my folk dance days and a stunning realization that my pants are starting to get real tight, my desires to work out have skyrocketed recently. 2. My hair has been chopped from super regul...
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The sunburn.
The last couple of years have been pretty crazy for me, and it's reflected in my blog. I'm trying to get back to reality and get humor back in my life. Because that's always been a big piece of me and I seem to have lost it in the post-college kerfuffle. An...
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Those opposed to #anyopposed
I don't know much about the group Any Opposed. In fact I had never heard of them until today and just opened their website up about 1 minute ago to make sure I had their name correct. I also wasn't even listening to conference at the time of the vocal oppos...
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A hellhole.
That's about the best way I can describe depression. At least for me. I realized everyone's depression is different. Everyone experiences it differently, processes it differently, deals with it differently, describes it differently. But for me, it's a hole ...
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Let it go and defy gravity.
I've been thinking a lot about a couple of intensely popular Idina Menzel songs in the last few years. Frozen's "Let it Go" and Wicked's "Defying Gravity". Both songs are really inspirational and exciting and are written to say you can do anything if you ju...
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The Symptoms of a First-Year Teacher
The symptoms of a first-year teacher include (but are not limited to): Increased consumption of comfort food. Weight gain and/or loss Mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion Dangerously high stress levels Headaches and/or migraines Weakened immune system...
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The summer of my bookshelf.
It's coming. Summer. This is the beautiful thing about being a teacher. The magic of summer never dies! And as I finish out my first year of teaching I am looking forward to a summer of an extremely laid back part-time job, an on-the-side transcription job,...
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Help Thou my Unbelief
There is a phrase in the scriptures that I always had the hardest time understanding. In the New Testament, a father brings his son to Christ to be healed of an evil spirit. Christ tells him that all things are possible to those that believe. And then the f...
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