Category Archives: Academics

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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Transitioning from Thanksgiving to Christmas

Thanksgiving is just a few days past and my mind goes to the next step, as it always does, in the seasonal process. Other things are most certainly omnipresent on my mind and my online petition signing has multiplied like … Continue reading

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