Linnea Ashley on November 12th, 2011

Reconciling my own feelings about working overseas in development is difficult enough. Is there harm done? To what extent? Is there good? Does it make up for the bad? I don’t believe good intentions are enough, that something is always better than nothing. Sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease. But how do […]

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Linnea Ashley on March 30th, 2007

i bought my regalia today. $60 dollars for a “hat” i’ll never wear again, a tassel and a hood. tra la la…graduation isn’t cheap.

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Linnea Ashley on March 6th, 2007

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Linnea Ashley on March 6th, 2007

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Linnea Ashley on March 6th, 2007

So, our goal for the Vagina Monologues was $6,000 for the local shelter and we raised $5,100! Not too shabby for our first time…thanks for all the support!

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Linnea Ashley on March 2nd, 2007

i moaned on stage. legs shaking…smirk spreading across my face. in private maybe it wouldn’t be such a big deal. alone, behind closed doors. even among old friends. but my audience was speckled with new friends and professors. today was my debut in the vagina monologues. it went well. the crowd wasn’t as large as […]

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Linnea Ashley on January 23rd, 2007

S likes to make reference to the bloody capitalist that is the west…he says mostly joking but with a sliver of true irritation for things like…thee $100 binding fee that was required for his two completed thesis documents. and i can relate…as i am currently enrolling in an online course that isn’t being offered this […]

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Linnea Ashley on January 22nd, 2007

When I was an undergraduate there was no question…no way was I gonna go through four years of school and not walk across the stage for everyone to see. My whole family made the drive cross country to see it. Fifteen people, including three octogenarians, wedged themselves into three different vehicles to watch a bad […]

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Linnea Ashley on November 8th, 2006

i’m staring out the window and gazing at what can only be described as “spastic” weather. New Zealand is the king of spastic weather. This morning the clouds were thick and by the time I walked outside the sun had come out but the wind whipped up into unbelievable gusts. And then rain fell from […]

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