Category Archives: Georgia

College Essay

Teresa, Bahiyyih, and I are helping Georgia in this season of college application essays. Taking turns with the words. This one is for a local institution: Dear Theodosia, When I first ate Purdue sandwiches, my brother told me they were … Continue reading

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Predicting childrens’ interests: I can’t do it, Yay!

Two of my daughters are watching Black-ish, a sitcom about “an upper-middle-class African-American family” [wikipedia]. I think the characters are trying to figure out their cultural identity. Last year I was excited to hear about it and looked for it … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Era Technology

Me: Can you imagine not having computers? Georgia: Yeah; Laura and Mary didn’t. That’s right, in Little House on the Prairie, they didn’t have computers.

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More Fireworks

Tonight, being the Fourth, we had fireworks here in Champaign-Urbana. Maya was not interested in going, but Georgia was—the cousins were going to be there. So, even though Suzanne and Husayn and Amia were visiting, we piled our gear (and … Continue reading

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