Category Archives: Oakton Community College

An Evening at the Morton Arboretum

We have been wanting to go to the Morton Arboretum for ages. Luckily, a friend of ours is a member and she asked me if we had seen the ‘Illumination’ of the trees in the winter. We had not, so … Continue reading

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Switching roles and political hope

After you have lived together for over forty years, I suppose it is natural for some of one’s natural tendencies to be absorbed into and appear in a spouse. Nonetheless, I was a bit surprised to note that MK was … 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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Back to the routine

We had a wonderful weekend. Monday morning we had breakfast with our nephew, his wife, and daughter, before they headed for home and I went off to Oakton. The day was cold and sunny and we all had a good … Continue reading

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Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta was the Keynote Speaker for Women’s History Month at Oakton Community College. She was born on April 10, 1930 and is an American labor leader and civil rights activist who was the co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association. … Continue reading

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