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Kon-Tiki Kind of Times

    This weekend I watched the movie Kon-Tiki with my family.  Having never read it, I found the whole thing new, and wonderfully so. Thor Heyerdahl and his bride, Liv, are beginning their marriage on Fatu Hiva, near the Polynesian Islands.  The question captured is this, “Was Polynesia discovered from the West, Asia or… Continue Reading Kon-Tiki Kind of Times

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My Extra Credit Assignment: StoryCorps’ Great Thanksgiving Listen

Today in my ENG 99 class, I introduced an extra credit assignment for over the Thanksgiving weekend. The assignment is for students to download the StoryCorps app and record an interview this weekend with someone special in their lives. Then, they can join thousands of other people all across the country in uploading this interview to… Continue Reading My Extra Credit Assignment: StoryCorps’ Great Thanksgiving Listen

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