Author Archives: Katherine H

No Nukes

My family never talks about feelings, and we certainly never talk about plutonium. It’s hard to take something seriously if you can’t see it, smell it, touch it, or feel it. Plutonium is a cosmic trick. The invisible enemy, the … Continue reading

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Desert’s Elbow

A week ago today I had ORIF surgery. ORIF stands for Open Reduction Internal Fixation, a surgery that involves a 2 inch incision along the top of the elbow, then positioning the bones where they should go and using screws … Continue reading

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Not a Funny Bone

Classes ended for me on April 27th, and my final class meeting with my favorite class was wonderful. Students worked on their digital portfolios and talked about what they had learned during the semester, what activities they found the most … Continue reading

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Pete’s New Life

As I noted in my previous post, we adopted a 7 yr old male gray tabby to help with overcrowding at the Maricopa Country Animal Care and Control. His previous owners had named him Peanut, but we’re calling him Pete; … Continue reading

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Meet Pete

News of overcrowding at The Maricopa County Animal Care and Control center has been on TV, Radio, and Social Media for days now, and last we decided to adopt an older male cat to help open a spot for another … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Earth

Everyday I read about the increasing effects of global warming; now these readings are followed by news of SCROTUS’s decision to roll back yet another important measure enacted to address the causes of climate change, and I am at a … Continue reading

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Canine Royalty

Behold, The Princess Pooch on her throne with her orb and her scepter

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