Author Archives: Amanda Murphyao

Baby & Kid & Person Gifts – Part 5

Since quite a few people have asked me about baby / kid toys, I’m sharing some of the gifts that I like to give. This is Part 5 in a series. AKA Chocolate Pudding Dirt Pie Gift I’ve mainly sent this … Continue reading

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How Not To Annoy New Moms in Five Easy Steps

STEP 1: Don’t ask “How is the baby sleeping?” or any variation thereof. They say there are no stupid questions, only stupid people. Guess what, my friend? This question (and any of its sub-varients, like “is he a good sleeper?” … Continue reading

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Baby & Kid & Person Gifts – Part 4

Since quite a few people have asked me about baby / kid toys, I’m sharing some of the gifts that I like to give. This is Part 4 in a series. * SPOILERS – DON’T KEEP READING IF YOU HAVE A … Continue reading

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Baby & Kid & Person Gifts – Part 3

Since quite a few people have asked me about baby / kid toys, I’m sharing some of the gifts that I like to give. This is Part 3 in a series. For second birthdays, I assembled some craft boxes with the … Continue reading

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Baby & Kid & Person Gifts – Part 2

Since quite a few people have asked me about baby / kid toys, I’m sharing some of the gifts that I like to give. This is Part 2 in a series. For Baby’s First December-fests, I like to give out the … Continue reading

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Baby & Kid & Person Gifts – Part 1

Once upon a time, when I was an impressionable young undergraduate student at McGill University, our philosophy of feminism professor told us a story about buying gifts for two young relatives, a sister and brother. She said that at first … Continue reading

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California Map Society & Stanford Lecture Series Notes

After a series of hilarious incidents during which I ate half of someone else’s grilled cheese and ice cream sundae, then couldn’t find the campus shuttle due to a failure to read maps correctly… I wound up at the California Map … Continue reading

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It’s 2017…

Here is a letter that I sent to Current Catalog about diversity in capitalism. (No word back yet, despite an alleged 48-hour reply time… But I can wait!) — To: Current Order Processing Center, Colorado Springs, CO 80941-0001 Sent: 3 April 2017 … Continue reading

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Nunavut!

I’m working on a publication about Nunavut derived from the Nunavut case study in my dissertation and thought I’d share this mash-up of invented Nunavut names… Merle Tingley (Ting), London Free Press Montreal Daily Star, 1928

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Finding the way…

Peter Radacina. Vancouver Sun. Aislin. “Northwest Territories to Be Divided in Two.” Montreal Gazette. 1987. Alootook Ipellie. ~ Happy Birthday, Nunavut.

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