Category Archives: Academics

The Helpless Desk

I always mulched my Christmas tree and used the center pole for plants. I have gotten lazy with that, however. I still do as my grandparents and mom and throw my coffee grounds in the flower beds though.[/caption]I guess that … Continue reading

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My new academic routine

I have changed my online routine for teaching. I am a planner and I am also a planner who likes to do things early, allowing me time to mull over what I have done and to recheck so that I … Continue reading

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Don’t be so quick to judge!

It seems like a thousand years ago, yet it was in 1973. It was a story that stood out in my mind and still does. It talks of saying things to people that have no validity whatsoever. I was finishing … Continue reading

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Storms of every kind

The day started out with a storm. The storm was a real one, although the preceding day had ended with a ‘storm’ of sorts as the neighbor, and I hesitate to call him that because he currently has not one … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the new semester

It has been a busy week. I had issues with getting my work done. Let’s clarify, however, those issues are only in my head and would not necessarily be issues for others. I am one of those people who likes … Continue reading

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