One of my students turned the final paper she wrote for my Topics in Cultural Psychology course into an op-ed that was published today in the Finger Lakes Times. Obviously, I'm super proud of her. I'll copy-and-paste her essay below, but you can also see it at this link. Sarah Burstein is a senior at … Continue reading Fewer Guns Could Mean Fewer Suicides
...where abortions are illegal across the United States; where women who have abortions (even minors) are charged as criminals along with anyone who helped them end their pregnancy; where adoption is only legal for married, heterosexual couples; where the opinions and beliefs of the majority of Americans are ignored by politicians in D.C. If you … Continue reading Imagine a World…
I just finished reading The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo. In a nutshell, Kondo claims that her process of tidying and cleaning, which she calls the "KonMari Method," really will change your life. After years of working as a tidying consultant, helping people in … Continue reading The Magic (and Kookiness) of Tidying
Join us as we explore the world around us. We'll write about (so that you can read about) what we're watching, eating, cooking, reading, drinking, and worrying about. We'll spend some time on politics, culture, current events, music, and travel. And we'll try to not make this all about our own ego (though...what is blogging … Continue reading The Scattering Begins!