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Honor Your Inner Voice: Speak When Called to Speak, Act When Called to Act by Tisa M. Anders, PhD

January comes to a close and we now greet February, the second month of this new year. For all of us, we live in a time of great change. For many of us, the majority of these changes are not … Continue reading

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Home Sweet (Sugar Beet) Home: Part 4 (Falling in Love with My Agricultural Roots) by Tisa M. Anders, Ph.D.

Mom’s Decline in Health: My mom’s rapid decline in health and subsequent hospital-nursing home odyssey added twists and turns to my homecoming journey. Starting in October 2005 through December 2012, she ping ponged between the hospital and the Mitchell Care … Continue reading

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Home Sweet (Sugar Beet) Home: Part 3 (Help on the Journey) by Tisa M. Anders, Ph.D.

During this holiday season, many memories flood my soul, ones of Christmases past, others of the people and places who’ve left their imprints upon me. In Part 3 (out of 4) of my story, I continue to share this decades’ long sojourn to … Continue reading

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Home Sweet (Sugar Beet) Home: Part 2 by Tisa M. Anders, Ph.D.

Anders and Rosie Cobos at 2011 Sugar Factory Tour, Scottsbluff, Nebraska Western Nebraska Home Locale: Located 20 miles east of the Wyoming-Nebraska border, my home town of Scottsbluff, Nebraska has held a steady population of approximately 15,000 through the years. … Continue reading

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Home Sweet (Sugar Beet) Home: Part 1 by Tisa M. Anders, Ph.D.

  Barbara Kingsolver’s Journey Home: Renowned novelist and essayist Barbara Kingsolver has made a distinguished name for herself. An avid fan for over almost twenty years, her relationship with Appalachia and pilgrimage home fascinated me. In Kingsolver’s early fiction, her … Continue reading

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