Category Archives: Caroline Center

If You Would Only Listen

Caroline Center certified pharmacy technician candidate Keah M. just celebrated the mid-point in her 15-week education and career training program at Caroline Center – the eagerly awaited Halfway Hurrah, a longstanding Caroline Center tradition. At 31 years of age, Keah is … Continue reading

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“Well, Isn’t That Spe-cial?”

  Contracture. Cardiovascular. Calcemia. Each of these words and many more are part of the day-to-day vocabulary of Caroline Center certified nursing assistant and certified pharmacy technician trainees. But, “covfefe?” Well, that’s something else altogether. Each time I think I’ll … Continue reading

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Seeing Strength in Numbers

  How will you spend your courage,/Her life asks my life. No courage spent of/Bloodshot/gunshot/taproot/eye – How will you make your way? Then, respond to the day/some other way than blind – from The World Made and Unmade by Jane … Continue reading

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Fighting Against the Fade

I’m not sure if D. Watkins’ The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir was on anyone else’s wish list for Mother’s Day this year, but it was on mine. Having just been published and released in early May, this book … Continue reading

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Jemella Nation: My Story

    Who am I? At the age of 34 years old, I’m still trying to find that out. When I was born, I was someone’s daughter. I had brothers and a sister. So, I was someone’s big sister and … Continue reading

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No Ordinary Journey

  The cover of Alexandra Hurwitz’s book, On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation, could have been the only book on the shelf at the New York Public Library Store. It had me from the beginning. Before … Continue reading

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Right Reverence

  The forgotten virtue of reverence, as classicist and writer Professor Paul Woodruff suggests, may very well be the mother of all virtues – the virtue that makes all of the other virtues possible. The virtue that ensures that the … Continue reading

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