Category Archives: Covid-19

It is Day 77 of Confinement

It is day seventy-five of Confinement and the weather is still hot. It is Thursday and it has been warm for days. Hot and humid it is in a typical Chicago way, and the air conditioning is on. Each day, … Continue reading

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Day 76 of confinement: thoughts of Snow on the Mountain and Poison Ivy

It is day seventy-five of Confinement and the weather is still hot. It is Thursday and it has been warm for days. Hot and humid it is in a typical Chicago way, and the air conditioning is on. Each day, … Continue reading

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Success stories that make me happy

Once in a while, you have one of those great stories of students, students encountered when they were in your class and have a story. Just a few years ago, I had a student in my online French course at … Continue reading

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Observations of several previous days from Day 73 of Confinement

It is day seventy-two of confinement. We all mention, when we see on television: people shaking hands, embracing, eating in restaurants, how odd it all seems. It is kind of like, ‘Remember when…’ Yes, there is the new norm. The … Continue reading

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The Sunday before Memorial Day during Confinement 2020

It is Sunday, Day seventy-one of confinement and we are starting the eleventh week. It is strangely sunny and warm, almost odd after a week of very cool days, too much rain, and storms that are on the border of … Continue reading

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