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National Donut Day

Happy National Donut Day!

During the early getting-to-know-you days of a semester, my students quickly learn a few vital things about me. Chief among them? My …

Anna’s Cinco de Mayo Tree

At the end of 2020, I decided to keep the Christmas tree up until pandemic lockdown ends, decorating for each new holiday. …

My Eggstravagant Easter Tree

What a difference a year makes. I recall last Easter as a bewildering affair, where instead of sharing sweet treats with family, …

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Tree

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My quest to keep joy and goofiness alive in quarantine continues with this St. Patrick’s Day Tree, complete …

Walter and Clyde

21 Goals for 2021

When I wrote my “20 Goals for 2020” last New Year’s day, I had no idea how prescient some of my plans …

Book advance

20 goals for 2020

Amid the debates about whether we’re starting a new year or a new decade, I saw a Twitter thread last week about …

Thoughts from 35

Thirty five started with a yelp, a handful of ibuprofen and one icepack after another like the universe was shouting WARNING: APPROACHING …