Category Archives: Oakton Community College

On playing Santa

I was reminded the other day that there are other people wanting to play Santa for Oakton. Evelia told me of the guy who keeps asking her if he can do it. He tells her that he has a really … Continue reading

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Voting

I have been in the IEA (Illinois Education Association) for a long time, pretty much non-stop since 1976. Yesterday, I went in to Oakton at 3:00 PM to vote on the recent new contract that was negotiated for Adjunct Faculty … Continue reading

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End of Semester and fire alarms

The fall semester is rapidly coming to a close. Speaking Exams are this week and the second exam of the semester is next week. Oakton started out with a bang today as I set up in the balcony area over … Continue reading

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Dinner in Des Plaines

MK and I have had the luck to meet so many wonderful people. We meet them here and there, we meet them in Stratford, and we meet them at places where we have worked. Thursday night found us working hard … Continue reading

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Bank of Heifer

Okay, so we didn’t break it Some time ago, MK had a cow collection and somehow acquired a cow version of a piggy bank. The cow collection waned and the ‘piggy bank’ stayed, becoming a part of the laundry room. … Continue reading

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