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I never knew her, and now she's dead.
Feeling regret at 'what could have been' is not one of the things that I'm very good at. Never have been. I know it's part of the reason that I occasionally take more risks than I should, but it ...
khowell 08/04/2014 50 62 - -
Yes, I'm new - Here's my card
Well, y'all - it took me forever to get around to telling my Kos family (and for that I hang my head in shame, but damn it's been busy) but I have an announcement to make: I GOT THE JOB!
khowell 09/27/2013 11 23 - -
Swamped, Scared, and (somehow) Smiling: On job searches and the calm of friendships
I came home late last night and moved straight from the office and car to the couch, where I started writing my next-to-last paper for my last class. After 2 AM, when I finally curled up in bed to ...
khowell 07/26/2013 37 42 1 -
NEPTUNE + 69 - A D-Day Photo Diary
Hill 147 Hill 192 St. Lo Arromanches Point du Hoc Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, Sword Pegasus Bridge Caen Bereigny Bastogne St. Mere-Eglise Le Cambe Beny-sur-Mer Bayeux Colleville-sur-...
khowell 06/06/2013 10 20 - -
Can you help? Student-Soldiers and Veterans in the Land without Internet
Since January, I've worked closely with a number of retired Army guys who are using their MGIB benefits to take classes. Some, due to the nature and severity of their injuries, are taking classes ...
khowell 03/20/2013 8 9 - -
My first trip to San Diego - A Photodiary
I just got back Saturday from the American Association of Community College's Workforce Development Institute in San Diego. This was my second trip in the past six months to sunny California - my ...
khowell 02/04/2013 14 14 1 -
My most recent letter to Mitch
I'm one of those many, many liberal democrats - far to the left of our president, even - who are unfortunately represented in the Senate by Mitch McConnell. Today, with the coming showdown on ...
khowell 01/22/2013 5 6 - -
One among hundreds: Dr. King and the armies who supported him
As I mentioned here , I do a fair amount of guest lecturing in our faculty members' civil rights classes. Each time I meet with a new group of students, I do my very best to remind people that Dr. ...
khowell 01/21/2013 8 4 - -
My Favorite Civil Rights Playlist
For the past several years, I have delivered the civil rights lectures in my husband's second-half US History courses. Taking a page from the book of our dear friend and mentor Andy Wiest , I've ...
khowell 01/21/2013 17 7 2 -
When Will We Ever Learn: Burn Pits
I worked on an Army installation for 3 years. During that time, I heard soldiers brag and laugh about killing women, about running children down in the street, about giving young children dip and ...
khowell 01/15/2013 8 29 - -
Travels and a nosh - A Photodiary
It's been crazy busy at casa khowell these past several months. Thesis writing, work and recreational travel, and classes. And thesis. Below are things that don't involve the thesis, including ...
khowell 11/27/2012 16 16 - -
Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean - But still Thankful for You All
What is it with people (and with me, let's not pretend I'm excluding myself from this set) right now? I'm not quite to Waylon's level, as I'm not necessarily 'lonesome,' by any means. But I have ...
khowell 07/12/2012 53 31 1 329
"No shrimp, no shrimp." - Oral History, Vietnamese fisherfolk, and BP's disaster
The University of Southern Mississippi's Oral History program is one of the best in the nation. When I was an undergrad, and then a grad, in the history department, I had the pleasure of working ...
khowell 04/23/2012 32 46 2 230
Dear Mississippi
8 November 2011 Dear Mississippi, I was born ten minutes from the bathtub-warm brackish and silty Mississippi Sound. Before I said “Momma,” before I said “Daddy,” or “dog,” or “cat,��
khowell 11/08/2011 23 16 - 96
A Chi-Town Photodiary
A few weeks back we spent the weekend in Chicago and got to do some 'extra' things we hadn't done in trips past. Between art museums, walking through the city, architecture tours, and good food, it ...
khowell 10/07/2011 27 13 - 101
"This is insulting to me to even be considered" - Whose Constitution is it?
I work at a small, Southern community college with a large military presence. Constitution Day approaches. As you well know, we have to observe the day in order to preserve our financial aid ...
khowell 09/16/2011 26 24 1 188
Classes started / Classes start
For the first time in four years, I'm back in a graduate class. Classes at my job started two weeks ago; classes I'm enrolled in start Monday. And I'm terrified - and overjoyed. I ride a quick ...
khowell 08/26/2011 10 6 - 76
Independence Day Musings
My friend Jude, who writes with a couple of the bloggers here over at www.first-draft.com , posted a piece back on Memorial Day Weekend that should be required ...
khowell 07/04/2011 11 6 - 41
This parrothead was in paradise - a Central Florida Photodiary
One of my dearest friends thought she'd be able to retire a few years back, and she and her husband bought and renovated a nearly-condemned condo in Melbourne Beach, Florida. Then, circumstances ...
khowell 07/03/2011 52 37 - 277
A Western Kentucky Photo Field Trip
Those of you who've matriculated through Kos in the past year would've had to have been sleeping to have missed all the crazy associated with BP's continuing (never-ending, it seems) disaster in the ...
khowell 06/10/2011 25 19 1 107
It's a phone - it's a camera! An all-iPhone Photodiary
I've been on the road so much since the year started, I don't even know where to begin. Last weekend, I finally took the luggage upstairs and stored it away from anywhere I might need its space. ...
khowell 05/17/2011 28 18 3 95
Home - And the Power of Amazing Music
One of my bosses stepped out of her office yesterday, a little teary, but smiling. A long-time friend of hers, Faye, had come up in conversation several other times during the past several days, as ...
khowell 05/05/2011 10 8 1 77
Walking Around with a Camera - My first Photoessay
After an extended hiatus from kosland, I feel like I'm coming back to some foreign place. It looks like home, but isn't quite what I remember, even though the faces and personalities are the same. ...
khowell 02/23/2011 55 31 1 203
Gulf Watchers Block Party - Street Parade
It's a two-diary block party! Yasu's opener is here , so y'all make sure you ...
khowell 02/04/2011 197 23 - 99
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #392 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - When Can we Share a Soda?
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khowell 09/23/2010 302 14 - 30
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #391 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Talking about Change
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khowell 09/22/2010 262 6 - 30
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #388 - Sittin' Up With the Dead
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khowell 09/20/2010 197 12 - 68
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #387 - Time for a Wake?
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khowell 09/19/2010 345 19 - 46
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #347 - Wishin' and Hopin' - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/31/2010 280 13 1 51
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #338 - As the anniversary approaches - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/27/2010 330 13 - 49
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #336 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/26/2010 333 9 - 54
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #332 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/25/2010 341 7 1 48
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #328 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/24/2010 372 8 1 34
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #314 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - As Summer Ends
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khowell 08/19/2010 337 11 1 47
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #310 - No pressure; it's ambient - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/18/2010 340 9 1 44
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #307 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/17/2010 315 8 1 49
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #306 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/16/2010 259 10 2 55
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #302 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/15/2010 364 13 1 53
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #300 - Hopes and Dreams out of BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/14/2010 467 30 1 59
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV # 280 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/07/2010 306 9 - 57
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #276 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/05/2010 356 8 - 36
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #273 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 08/04/2010 318 10 1 47
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV # 259 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - A Lady Called Camille
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khowell 08/01/2010 295 7 - 44
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #254 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 07/30/2010 391 5 - 39
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV # 248 - Day 100 - Stars on the Water
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khowell 07/28/2010 331 9 - 65
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #242 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 07/26/2010 291 6 - 108
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #225 - What makes a place a place.
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khowell 07/19/2010 284 6 1 65
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #220 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 07/18/2010 390 1 - 51
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #211 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 07/15/2010 331 4 - 50
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #197 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Two Steppin' on the Sound
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khowell 07/12/2010 354 2 1 42
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #186 - 'This I Believe' Edition
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khowell 07/09/2010 346 8 1 61
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #178 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe
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khowell 07/06/2010 375 1 1 42
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #173 - Special 4th Of July Crabbing Edition
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khowell 07/04/2010 338 5 2 103
BP's Disaster in the Gulf - ROV #149 - Hurricane Georges Edition
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khowell 06/28/2010 327 5 1 41
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV #134 - Oil in the Sound
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khowell 06/24/2010 325 - 2 39
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #127 - E.O. Wilson Edition
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khowell 06/22/2010 289 2 2 79
BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster ROV #120 - Father's Day on the Gulf Edition
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khowell 06/20/2010 317 4 2 79
BP's Disaster in the Gulf - ROV #113 - Biloxi Bacon Edition
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khowell 06/18/2010 344 4 1 130
BP's Disaster in the Gulf - ROV #112 - Isle of Caprice Edition
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khowell 06/17/2010 305 2 2 113
BP's Disaster in the Gulf - ROV #105
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khowell 06/16/2010 354 3 - 21
BP's Disaster in the Gulf - ROV # 101 - Calling All Poets Edition
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khowell 06/15/2010 366 1 1 83
BP Oilpocalypse ROV Diary #81
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khowell 06/10/2010 344 5 1 123
BP's Disaster in the Gulf - Blessing of the Fleet Edition - ROV 76
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khowell 06/09/2010 347 2 1 131
BP's Disaster in the Gulf - ROV 73 - Fighting the Man in Old Biloxi
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khowell 06/08/2010 343 4 1 105
BP Oilpocalypse - Horn Island Edition - ROV #54
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khowell 06/04/2010 370 5 2 154
BP's Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico - Thursday, 3 Jun - ROV 45
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khowell 06/03/2010 354 2 - 221
BP's Disaster - Turtle Hurdles Edition - ROV #37
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khowell 06/02/2010 328 7 1 185
BP's Disaster - Mississippi Gulf Coast Edition - 1 June (Tuesday) Diary #29
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khowell 06/01/2010 329 8 1 69
BP Junk Shot LiveBlog - Diary 9
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khowell 05/28/2010 353 13 1 58
BP Top Kill Day Two - Mothership
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khowell 05/27/2010 109 474 4 83
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 1
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khowell 05/26/2010 478 20 - 63
It looked right - but smelled wrong: The Mississippi Gulf Coast - updated w/thanks
During my flying trip to New Orleans for the second Saturday of Jazz Fest, I couldn't think of anything but my beloved estuarine habitats and what was coming. So I called and cajoled my way into ...
khowell 05/07/2010 79 115 2 337
A good man gone: David Scott Condon - 1970-2009
As a historian, I don’t think in counterfactuals very well, but for the past two days I’ve found myself thinking “what if?” What if the state of South Carolina hadn’...
khowell 09/09/2009 28 22 3 400
History doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes
I came across the picture below several weeks ago while reading for my MA comps. I've thought about it often, especially in the context of this election, and I'd planned on giving it more context ...
khowell 11/03/2008 1 1 - -
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha No Longer
91 years ago today, the House of Windsor, Britain’s current royal house, was born.
khowell 06/19/2008 81 11 - 19
Yes, I attended.
I went to my ten-year reunion this weekend. I went only because I promised my Dad I'd go. It was strange. Very strange. I (don't laugh) wrote Daddy an email, as I've been doing for a while now ...
khowell 06/09/2008 15 13 - 156
Who do YOU think the "Greatest American" Is? POLL
khowell 06/26/2005 72 5 - 1
Employed, Unemployed, Underemployed (POLL)
khowell 04/21/2005 26 5 - 1
Adoption and Shame: A Reunion Story
khowell 03/21/2005 32 12 1 13
Curious about Online Education (And a POLL)
khowell 03/15/2005 21 - - 3
The topic in Religion and Philosophy club discussions...
khowell 02/03/2005 12 7 - -
rov test
khowell 02/01/2005 8 4 - 39
"Is Media Coverage of the Iraq War fair?"
khowell 01/27/2005 9 - - 2
Dr. King was an important part of a much larger thing
khowell 01/17/2005 1 2 - 8
Problems in the Kentucky Party
khowell 12/17/2004 11 1 - 4
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