Category Archives: working world

A Dust Devil on Mars and Other Weather Closer To Home.

27-May-2005 Spirit’s Wind-Driven Traveler on Mars (Spirit Sol 486) Movie clip: GIF (6 MB) | Quick Time (1.8 MB) A dust devil spins across the surface of Gusev Crater just before noon on Mars. NASA’s Spirit rover took the series of images … Continue reading

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How Not to Die and Live More Healthily

In my work as a PTA, I am confronted daily with consequences of unhealthy diets and over reliance on medications for symptoms caused by life style choices. I am not judging people who make these choice for the reason that … Continue reading

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Living in Limbo on Lummi Island: Walking, Working, and Waiting

I am in work limbo and living with a good friend on Lummi Island while I wait for paperwork to start my new job in Lacey. I am working temporarily with my lovely friends big and little at Generations, my … Continue reading

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The Best Places Fill You Up and Let You Go: A Note to Generations and The Community Around It

I am in Transition from preschool work into a career in physical therapy. Yesterday I said good-bye to the best job I have ever had and my favorite educational community. So many people impacted my life as a teacher, and … Continue reading

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Irrigation Canal Codex by Luis Alberto Urrea

Y los muchachos cling to the cantina’s jukebox heart, sing: we never go nowhere we never see nothing but work: these fingers bleed every daylong day, aching from la joda of the harvest– y la muerte, esa puta que les…

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Winter Meeting

Seeing all these familiar faces as if I had been away at the north pole or they were locked up and are still trapped in their job prisons and I visiting. I feel like I am visiting my life when I … Continue reading

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A New Quarter, A New Clinical and A Little Optimism

My week off from school is over, and my next clinical starts tomorrow. I will work 4 hour shifts in addition to 7 hours in my child care job which will be just down the hall. No commute which is … Continue reading

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