Shawn Humphrey

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20 Saddest Country Songs of All Time

Here’s the un-authoritative and absolutely subjective list of the twenty saddest country songs of all time (ranked from most to...

Freefall into Future (vol. 2, no. 6)

Here are a few things I’m sharing this month 1. Question I’m living with: “Who do you think is in...

HALFTIME SPEECHES (VOL. 1, NO. 5)

Here are five bolts of inspiration I’m sharing this month: 1. Ellen Burstyn on becoming: “You become the noun by...

How to be Vulnerable with your Students

There is this threshold. I walk my students up to it each semester. They stand on one side as they...

I would rather take the beating

The other day Kyra and I were driving to the greenhouse talking about Dillon, high school and violence… ME: One...

Fear & Freely Blooming (vol. 2, no. 5)

Here are a few things I’m sharing this month 1. Question I’m living with: “When you can do what you...

Halftime Speeches (vol. 1, no. 4)

Here are five bolts of inspiration I’m sharing this month: 1. Ursula K. Le Guin on giving gifts: “All you have is...

50 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

I’m turning 50 in a few days and felt like sharing some of the things that I’ve learned along the...

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