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This page houses an assortment of quotes, links, images, recipes, et cetera. Enjoy!


Things that make me smile 

Puppies, XKCD, Piled Higher and Deeper, et al.


Pandemic Projects

Coming soon.



Favorite Sociology Quotes

"In science, when human behavior enters the equation, things go nonlinear. That's why Physics is easy and Sociology is hard." —Neil deGrasse Tyson 

 "Our aim is the understanding of the characteristic uniqueness of the reality in which we move." —Max Weber 

"My point is not that everything is bad, but that everything is dangerous, which is not exactly the same as bad. If everything is dangerous, then we always have something to do." —Michel Foucault 

"Social activities are orderly. This orderliness is observable. This observable orderliness is ordinary. The ordinary observable orderliness is oriented. This orientedly ordinary observable orderliness is rational. This rational oriented ordinary observable orderliness is describable." —Michael Lynch 

"Doubt everything (de omnibus dubitandum)." —Karl Marx

Other Quotes

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" —Martin Luther King Jr.

"In matters of social justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same." —Albert Einstein

"Poverty is the worst form of violence." —Mahatma Gandhi

"If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire." —George Monbiot

Sites I like


The Sociological Cinema

The Society Pages

Creative Sociology


Favorite Recipe Sites

The Clever Carrot



This summer, I've been a fan of social-distancing running events, especially the Bigfoot Social Distancing runs. I'm not a good runner, and I never sign up for races, but these have kept me motivated during the pandemic. Bonus, the entry fees go to support U.S. food banks. Next up: Bigfoot... The Social Distancing Champion's Halloween Hustle!

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