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Author Archive | Sherri


My Secret Shoe Shame

I just returned from a professional conference where I presented my research, reunited with my Ph.D. peeps, and got some uninterrupted sleep (sorry, honey, it was blissful). To put my best presentation face on, I packed a suit and a pair of nude patent leather pumps with a fierce heel…. I interrupt this blog post […]

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Mama’s Leavin’ On A Jet Plane: Learning to Love the Work Trip

Last week marked the first of a spring filled with work-related travel. My destinations include Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Diego, and…get jealous…Indianapolis. Each destination is exciting for different reasons—great sights, an escape to sunshine in February, and presenting exciting research with colleagues in my field. It also presents challenges. As a 40-something working mama, with […]

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Cereal Comparison

I Am What (and Why) I Eat | Cleaning Out the Pantry

I consider myself a “foodie”—someone who is avidly interested in food, specifically cooking and eating. I collect and read cookbooks for fun, pore over recipes when I plan my weekly menu, and consistently make time for my husband and I to enjoy dinners out at one of our many local restaurants in Iowa City. And […]

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