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Mission, mission, mission

  And so, year two of social work grad school begins. Three days in the field [1] and two days in the classroom. The school part rocks. I’m learning about trauma and managing child welfare agencies. I’m tolerating a required course on research methods because...
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I love you, Seaweed

  I am a Rhode Islander this summer, just as I was a Rhode Islander for the first 18 years...
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Nose, eye, ear, fluff: All you need to be a dog.

    I’m home from my New York literary field trip where I observed the following: 1) The old ladies...
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Great article linking Smith Mine disaster of 1943 to this week’s tragedy

[](http://www.aolnews.com/nation/article/west-virginia-mine-explosion-echoes-montana-tragedy-from-1943/19432234) AOL’s Steve Pendlebury interviewed me about how this week’s tragedy echos the Smith Mine disaster of 1943. [Here is...
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An obvious point that bears repeating

My take on the latest disaster, from the Boston Globe. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click...
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AGAIN

I had hoped my book on the 1943 coal mine disaster that killed 75 (Goodbye Wifes and Daughters) would inspire people...
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A Review

On the Bookshelf Goodbye Wifes and Daughters Book chronicles the lives of those left behind after Montana’s worst coal mine disaster...
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Condolences

I was very sad to read today in the Carbon County News that Linda Planichek has died at the young...