Who am I kidding? It's certainly not the first. In an effort to not take space in social media where so many people are sharing important information, I decided to put my weirdness here in a series of asides for now (probably forever). I don't want to seem tone deaf in a sea of voices … Continue reading General nonsense #1
I am working on my history paper and I'm looking at the teaching of the Irish language in Ireland in the mid to late 1800s. There is a document that is making the case to teach children Irish as a pathway to teaching them English. One of the arguments these men are making is the … Continue reading Taking Notes #1
Originally, since I have much other writing that needs my attention right now, I was going to post a short story that I'd written back in 2015 as part of a final project in a literature course. I'd found it today while searching my cloud storage for something else and thought it would be a … Continue reading This is not the post I meant to post
Consistency being the hallmark of all popular content creators, I have posted another post. It's mostly nonsense, but boy did it cheer me up! PLUS ULTRA!
Every semester will be different, yet every semester is the same. With all due respect to the Charlie Foxtrot that is the Spring of Covid-19 I think it's time to disrupt the myth that a life in graduate school is one of relaxed reading, occasional writing, and laid-back teaching. I don't know who needs to … Continue reading The Myth of Academic Leisure