Jill Richardson

04/23/2015 - 12:29pm

    Greetings from Anxietyland. Or as some might know it, graduate school.

    I’ve got just a few weeks left of teaching and taking classes before the semester ends. You might see that as hectic yet manageable. It’s not exactly fun, but it...

03/12/2015 - 6:53pm

    I was always one of those kids who got As in school.

    Give me an assignment, I’ll do it. A test? I’ll take it. Lecture to me, and I’ll absorb every word.

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03/05/2015 - 7:23pm

    Remember the old food pyramid?

    Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government’s official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle.

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02/26/2015 - 4:52pm

    When an angry neighbor murdered three Muslim students in North Carolina, my Facebook feed lit up.

    Tragic, I thought, and I scrolled on.

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02/19/2015 - 8:35pm

    “Has nobody in this bleeping town heard of a kale salad?” I wanted to scream.

    That’s the anguish of a Californian convert transplanted to Wisconsin in the dead of winter.

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02/12/2015 - 4:54pm

    On the last day of January, I lost a friend. Cancer took her in the prime of life, at age 45. Just seven days before she succumbed, I sat at her side, trying to tell her what she meant to me.

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