In Human Terms, Ep. 3: “Our Friendly Neighborhood Muslim”

For many Americans the words “Muslim” or “Islam” have negative connotations. Unfortunately, because a radical few excused their acts of terror on 9-11 and within ISIS by saying it was done for Islam, a surprising number of Americans assume that all muslims feel the same way-that they hate America. Yet, muslims have been in America…

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In Human Terms, Ep. 2: “I Fear Your Generation”

In this episode of In Human Terms my mom and I talk baby boomers, their fears and disappointments in millennials (destroying the economy and cussing) and what resentments millennials have towards baby boomers. Join us as we explore dive right in and see if we can understand each other. Enjoy! -Show Notes- 33:10 The Ezra Klein Show episode…

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In Human Terms, Ep. 1: “Introduction”

When it comes to conversations between democrats and republicans, I’m tired of: People yelling at each other People not listening to each other People demonizing each other And, believe me, I get that things are very bad in the world. I get that there are tremendous problems that have the consequence of human lives in the…

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Travels Through Norway

Growing up, stories about Norway and Germany were scattered throughout our family holidays and gatherings. Whether it’d be my dad recounting stories from the summer he spent with his father, Magnus, on the family farm in Norway, my great Tante Liselotte telling me stories about her and my grandmother Millie’s childhood in Germany, or my…

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#MeToo Tips and Tricks

Every woman I know has been raised with warnings about sexual violence and harassment. In fact, harassment has become so normalized for me that, before the trending #MeToo, I hardly ever thought to mention it anymore. While I may not have been raped (which is a product of luck more than anything else), I have…

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Good Morning Vietnam!

Well Friends, I am off on another grand adventure! For the next three weeks I will be backpacking through Vietnam and Thailand and I am BEYOND EXCITED about what these next few weeks will hold! I’ve decided to travel with only carry on items, so me and my 44L Osprey pack are going to be…

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