Education

So Good They Can’t Ignore You: A Book Review

I am on this one-book-a-week kick doing my best to take advantage of this spare time all thanks to ‘Rona. This past week, So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport was my pick of the week. Let us review. From jump street, Cal makes it clear that he …

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Lifestyle

More Story, Less Struggle

A quick what-now on why I abandoned the Struggle Bus in my professional biography, AKA the “About” page. A little less than a week ago, I wrote the “About” page on this here blog. Then, I asked my FBers for feedback. I had just finished reading Cal Newport’s So Good …

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Grad School

The Journey & My ‘Why’ Vlog Series #1

Hey, Y’all! Just stoppin’ in to tell you about my latest vlog series. This entire site (in some way or another) is dedicated to my journey to and through grad school…again. But this time, I plan to score a doctorate degree. (I will tell you in what a lil’ bit …

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Culture

Ms. Jae’s Musings: April 20, 2020

This is the week of April 20, 2020. There is 4/20. There is Earth Day. There is an anniversary for me somewhere in this week. There is the day my brother was born. These are my top ten (shareable) thoughts in this week’s rhapsody of Miss Jae’s Musings: Georgia, or …

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Spirituality

My COVID-19 Passover

Usually around this time of year, my sons and I would be all packed to travel for an in-gathering with family and friends to observe Passover. It is joyous and honestly downright fun to see everyone again and have a major sleepover on the campground as the women prepare the …

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Lifestyle

7 Highlights of 2019: Making Dreams Come True

Yesterday, the first of my year-end posts featured 11 books that impacted my 2019. One of the titles I listed was The Alchemist by Paulo Cohelo. I mentioned that the lesson I learned in this year’s read was to fiercely follow my dreams. Each year early in January, I write a …

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