Author Archives: miacannedy

My First Memory

This title is a lie. My first memory is actually an accumulation of several smaller fragments of memories; two-dimensional snapshots from an old Polaroid camera, the inscription of pen on the white strip faded to the point of bare legibility. … Continue reading

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Forward Progression

After a rocky few days, I feel like we are finally making steady progress in the right direction. We’ve made some cuts to our itinerary that was unfortunate but necessary, and for the next week, we know exactly where we’re going … Continue reading

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“I’m Batman!”

Batman is unique in a way that so many other superheroes are not. He’s not an alien. He didn’t get bitten by a radioactive spider, or fall into a vat of radioactive material. He didn’t undergo some ridiculous experiment by … Continue reading

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Crime TV – Creating or Dissuading Murderers?

It’s no secret that Americans are fascinated by crime and injuries. If there’s a traffic accident, people will slow down to a 5 MPH crawl as they pass simply to see what kind of damage was done. Console and computer … Continue reading

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National Single’s Awareness Day

February 14th is a day of widely mixed emotions. For some, it means a romantic night with a loved one, flowers at work, breakfast in bed, chocolates in a heart-shaped box, barely eatable chalk-like candies with words printed on them, … Continue reading

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$3.8 Million in 30 Seconds

The Super Bowl is arguably the biggest game in all of American sports. People of all athletic preferences gather on couches, tailgates, and in bars for the big event. Families join together. Parents pass on the traditions to their children. … Continue reading

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Chivalric Expression in America

While attending a seminar yesterday that touched on chivalry and what it meant during the reign of Charles I, I was confronted with my own ideas of chivalry and what it means to me as a twenty-something American woman. While … Continue reading

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