Category Archives: Life in general

It is Day 77 of Confinement

It is day seventy-five of Confinement and the weather is still hot. It is Thursday and it has been warm for days. Hot and humid it is in a typical Chicago way, and the air conditioning is on. Each day, … Continue reading

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Day 76 of confinement: thoughts of Snow on the Mountain and Poison Ivy

It is day seventy-five of Confinement and the weather is still hot. It is Thursday and it has been warm for days. Hot and humid it is in a typical Chicago way, and the air conditioning is on. Each day, … Continue reading

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Success stories that make me happy

Once in a while, you have one of those great stories of students, students encountered when they were in your class and have a story. Just a few years ago, I had a student in my online French course at … Continue reading

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Android vs. Apple issues as a thought during the time of Coronavirus

It is day seventy-three of Confinement, I am sitting on the patio in the over eighty degree heat that if there were not the high humidity, would be much more tolerable. This is the Chicago area, though, and this is … Continue reading

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Observations of several previous days from Day 73 of Confinement

It is day seventy-two of confinement. We all mention, when we see on television: people shaking hands, embracing, eating in restaurants, how odd it all seems. It is kind of like, ‘Remember when…’ Yes, there is the new norm. The … Continue reading

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