Posts Tagged "Graduate School of Social Work"

«««–––– it’s time for an adventure

What an eventful past week it’s been. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited to get out of the country and disconnect for a while. Privilege has been at the forefront of my mind after this election. I’ve been feeling torn when I noticed myself talking about “disconnecting” or ...

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Photo reflection

Going through my photos from this summer was nearly impossible to pick just 1 to write about. There are thousands. Essentially like asking me to choose a favorite color of Peanut M&Ms. There are no favorites here, they are all delicious. And I will eat them all, please and thanks. This ...

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Crowded Isolation

I was riding the trolly on the way to work this morning thinking about what to say in this blog. I pass the same buildings on my way to work- riddled with bomb blasts and bullet holes, watching older people struggle to get onto the trolly, stomping out cigarettes moments ...

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Green Visions. And giving back

Since the moment I walked in the door at Green Visions- tucked away in an odd shade of pink apartment complex that was built before the 1984 Olympics (most specifically, as housing for the Olympic competitors and trainers) it has been a remarkable experience.   I have been surrounded by ...

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Holy Feelings

The last week has been a bit of a blur. Culture trip with work; incredible people, food, wine, cheese, life-rush home. Hardest moments of my life. Wisk home- stop for Euro Cup Final. Beautiful stars from the car window. Home at 12:30. Cold Shower. Up and at it again. Pack. ...

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Oh Surprise, you wreckless mule

Blog theme “What surprises you the most?” Surprise- it can be a loaded word. Sometimes surprises are wonderful, life altering moments that you’ll always remember. Like, “Surprise you won a million dollars!” or “surprise your sister is engaged!”. Those surprises, Im totally good with.  Other surprises, like, “Hey there’s a ...

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Si fuera inmigrante…

Hasta ahora el viaje en Costa Rica ha sido muy divertido, pero al mismo tiempo más difícil que pensé que será. Siento como estoy viviendo entre dos mundos- lo del ingles y lo del español. Me costa mucho tratar de cambiar de uno al otro por el día. Me hace ...

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First Impressions 2015

Second night in Bosnia, time to check in. It’s hard to describe my first impressions about my time here. I feel like every time I start to formulate my opinion on the city and the people here I am given a new experience and my impressions change. I can say ...

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June 1, 2015; And just like that it begins again……..

In a week from today a group of GSSW students from the University of Denver will be heading to Bosnia as a culmination of an academic course that they have been taking this spring quarter.  We will be visiting sites that are important to the rich history and culture of ...

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Living vs Surviving !

RESILIENCE is what continues to come up for me as I continue to read the articles assigned and watch the videos on South Africa.  I have survived through various types of trauma and this class brings up memories where I had felt oppressed, degraded, shamed, helpless …. I am so proud of ...

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