In almost a decade of teaching freshmen and sophomore level college courses, I have had to give “F”s on a regular basis. It’s one of the hardest things about being a professor. I (almost) always feel that giving an “F”… Read More ›
Month: January 2016
Not that different, according to a digital humanities analysis. Check out the interesting results!
I’ve been eating at Olive Garden for over two decades. I’ve always ended up finding the usual items at the places I eat at. With two exceptions, I get the same thing every time at the places I eat at…. Read More ›
Yesterday evening I heard parts of interview on NPR where the guest being interview made some disturbing comments about people so afflicted with poverty that they don’t have a place to live or any kind of basic, reliable shelter –… Read More ›
My latest poem about the magical power of words on a page came during a “bell hooks” moment, that is when I wanted to sleep but my brain had other plans.
Humans put an odd emphasis on years, decades, centuries, and millennia, not to mention seconds, minutes, hours, days, and weeks. The long process of industrialism has only exacerbated the (“evil”?) necessity of such socially constructed measurements. Our lives are controlled,… Read More ›