A Whole Team of Shaquille O’Neal’s – The 2013-2014 Seattle Seahawks
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A Whole Team of Shaquille O’Neal’s – The 2013-2014 Seattle Seahawks

I am really loving all the things I have been learning about the Seahawks Super Bowl Champions today. I knew about their on the field talents but I did not realize all of the amazing things they do off the field. I mention that the Seahawks are a team of Shaquille O’Neal’s because of the … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: 4 January 2014
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Quote of the Day: 4 January 2014

CBS Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer summed it up that Sunday morning, March 4, when he said, “What does it say about the state of our government and politics when serious people [like Olympia Snowe] conclude that serving in the United States Senate is no longer worth their time and effort? That’s the part … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions
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Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions

“What people learn about their worth and role in society has an impact on the way they engage with politics…The political culture of a country shapes the ways in which women’s political ability is judged in political institutions and in society and how women see politics, themselves, and their capacity to contribute to the political … Continue reading

Passing the Baton + Awesome = Awesome Sauce: Reflections Based on ‘Start’ Chapter 6
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Passing the Baton + Awesome = Awesome Sauce: Reflections Based on ‘Start’ Chapter 6

      “A dream you don’t have to fight for isn’t a dream–it’s a nap” BAM!! When I read the sentence above in this book…if I didn’t already love the book I would have fallen in love in that moment. Interestingly enough, as a Christian there is plenty in the Bible that encompasses the … Continue reading

Just Pick Back Up When Things Don’t Go According to Plan: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff Chapter 5
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Just Pick Back Up When Things Don’t Go According to Plan: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff Chapter 5

With this post i am just picking back up when things don’t go according to plan… I started reading Start in May. I even finished it in early June but I did not keep up with my goal of blogging my way through the book. I was disappointed in myself. I wanted this book to … Continue reading

Why a Record Breaking Unproductive Congress is Actually Productive
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Why a Record Breaking Unproductive Congress is Actually Productive

With Congress away for their month long summer recess, the news has been filled with information about what Congress has NOT done in this session. Facts like the House of Representatives have passed less than 30 bills all year and even that fact the unproductive bug has effected the Senate as well. While on paper … Continue reading