Category Archives: Fairness

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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Puerto Rico

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Once again, we have a scandalous situation. A U.S. Territory that is being left in the lurch in the aftermath of a terrible hurricane. Before all of this came up, I often had thoughts of … Continue reading

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“Between the World and Me”

The weather is fascinating, at the moment. Despite heavy heat on Friday, the winds blew in and it was actually cool enough to have dinner al fresco. The previous night, the humidity, and the heat made it next to impossible. … Continue reading

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Hot in Cleveland? What about those Cavs?

Once upon a time, I was hot in Cleveland. Saturday, I am hot in Chicago. The weather turned hot again and I must admit it was just perfect to go to the pool. We had a great time as we … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Memorial Day 2016

I had never questioned American patriotism, or at least a show of it, until asked by a French person why we display the flags in front of so many houses. At first, I was taken aback, I had never really … Continue reading

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