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The Ahlquist Top 10 of 2016

For the last three years, I have created a top 10 list featuring moments, highlights and announcements that made the year memorable. Click the years to check out those past posts from 2013, 2014 and 2015! So let me state this upfront. 2016 was not an easy year, not just for the Ahlquist’s, but what seemed to be for […]

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The Ahlquist Top 10 of 2014

As a full-time doctoral student there are certain things one has to give up to meet deadlines and simply get that doctorate done.  Even my blogging has unfortunately slowed as I get closer to graduation.  Since starting school one thing I have given up is sending holidays cards.  So, last year I shared the second best thing: […]

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How YouTube is Impacting Current and Future College Students

“YouTube is an art medium; a technology which allows listeners to become singers, watchers to become actors and consumers to become producers creating new original works and supplementing existing ones.  It allows everyone to have a voice that can be heard and face that can be seen” (Cayari, 2011, p. 24).  YouTube is changing the […]

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Becoming Mrs. Josie Ahlquist

Four years ago today on October 18th 2009, my husband and I were married.  I didn’t know it would change me.  At first these changes surprised me.  But as the years have progressed since, it has been the greatest gift. I never really dreamed about my wedding as a little girl.  I knew myself enough, […]

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Thank You YouTube

Today YouTube turns eight.  Happy Birthday! Eight years of online content which has resulted in users uploading over 100 hours of videos per minute.  Amazing what can happen over the course of eight years.  YouTube has changed the business of nearly everything, including my life. Also eight years ago, this exact month, my husband (EpicLLOYD, […]

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How to Date a YouTube Celeb

Over the last three or so years I have been thrown into the YouTube world.  Not by having my own channel, but seeing the industry from the inside.   By also being in education, I ask myself questions like: What are the positive and negative influences YouTube has younger viewers? Can having a YouTube personality, […]

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