Category Archives for My Writing

Attitudes Toward Nonstandard Language in the Classroom

For my undergraduate senior honors thesis (nearly 20 years ago now), I did a study comparing attitudes toward nonstandard dialects between a German-speaking school in Austria and an English-speaking school in the United States. I don’t have the paper in … Continue reading


26. April 2015 by Kendra
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Some Days

Some days are a rodeo: you just hold on… hold on… hold on. Alone against the beast, it’s all you can do. Your teeth rattle, bones shake. White-knuckled, you cling, hoping not to faint, throw up, cry, make a fool … Continue reading


17. December 2009 by Kendra
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