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Trying (and failing) to care less

Normally when a new semester starts, I think about what I want to accomplish–for myself professionally, with my students, in the department/university. …

New semester resolutions

Ask any educator. August is a month full of intense ambivalence. The last vestiges of summer feel tinged with anxiety over to-dos …

Taking my grumperature

Me: “But it’s 100 degrees outsideeeee.” Mr. T: “Yeah, and you’ll go from air conditioned house to air conditioned car to air …

Calming the monkey mind

Friend who’s staying over this weekend for airshow practice: “What are you up to today?” Me: “Writing my section of a joint …

No words

It’s possible I will have words tomorrow. But right now I’m still mostly stunned and gutted by the election results. Feels a …