Archive | December, 2011

Resolved to ???

Happy almost new year! Let’s close the books on 2011 and anticipate 2012 … both of those reactions seem to require lists. Advertisements

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The middle ground

Christmas is over, New Year’s is here in the blink of an eye … this is also a strange and strangely busy time of year. So much prep goes into Christmas … trees, cards, gifts, wrapping and oh the food. New Year’s is also all about food, but more of an evening than of a […]

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Happy holidays!

Take a moment from your holiday celebration – whatever it may be – and enjoy the skewed humor of Terry Gilliam, who takes holiday cards of yore and does Gilliam-like things with them! Wishing you, yours – and your favorite team – a wonderful holiday!

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Beyond Graduation … Fun Fundraising

Beyond Graduation has probably been a ‘thing’ for almost a year now. Sprung from the combination of two men’s experiences – Mike’s with selling software to college, Tom with selling licensed sports-related goods – Beyond Graduation has been an actual store front for a good part of the year and affiliate stores have been opening […]

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The cost of no education

While I’m feeling a bit over numbered … you know, you’ve seen so many statistics that they begin to fail to mean anything, there was a good piece in the Trib on Monday. The editorial discusses the costs – both personal and societal – of dropping out of high school.

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An issue of pride

Guess what sports and scandal fans? Both applications to and the alumni group at Penn State are bigger this year than they were last year. Really?? Really! I can see both sides and really dislike that. If I could just fully embrace one side of this issue, I’d be a better – or at least […]

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And now for something completely different ….

Have we met? I work for Beyond Graduation where I am known as ‘the token chick’. Sports – sports – sports – and …. me!

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From Zero to LOTS

Thanksgiving refilled my house. Thanksgiving actually overfilled my house as I was suddenly joined by 4 college students (okay – one of ’em is a grad student) and we all shared one shower. A little chaotic and crowded? Yes! Great fun? More than I can say!

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