Monthly Archives: February 2011

Reining in the defensive line

You do great work. You have beautiful slides. You’re giving a brilliant, clear description. You exude confidence. And then someone asks you a question. How you respond has a profound impact on how your audience will view you and your … Continue reading

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On where I come from and why I (don’t) talk funny

I was born and raised in a southern U.S. state–not the deep South, but in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was, and still is, a very rural place. When people ask where I’m from, I never respond … Continue reading

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My favorite things: A quick tour of There and (hopefully) back again

There and (hopefully) back again was initially an outlet, a product of a feeling of isolation from starting over in a new place and a new field. This blog has been around for over a year and a half now … Continue reading

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