Rhetorical Strategies

Good Evening (actually almost morning), I am in my study at home and have returned home after a most wonderful evening which was comprised of two parts: dinner at the Inn at Turkey Hill and attending a performance of Swan Lake, at the Mitrani Center for the Performing Arts. While the weather was certainly less than idealContinue reading “Rhetorical Strategies”

If you have never had it, can you miss it?

Good Morning from my office, I got in early today and I have been trying to work my way through a list of things that seems to never reach the bottom. I guess that is a good thing because I have decided if the list is empty, either I am really bored, which I haveContinue reading “If you have never had it, can you miss it?”

Winter needs to melt Away

Good evening from my office, I am working on grading and my own writing, but realized I have not posted for a few days. I had get ideas of getting more done today and felt like most of the time I was hanging on by my rather short fingernails. I often find myself proclaiming, “theyContinue reading “Winter needs to melt Away”

A Day in NYC

Good evening from I-80, First, lest you think I have decided to try my skills at driving and blogging simultaneously, I am actually in the passenger seat and Mr. Galán is driving my car headed back from spending the day in New York City. For the first time since about a week for Christmas BreakContinue reading “A Day in NYC”


Good morning from my office, I am back in the quiet confines of Bakeless, where I am able to just work because we are on break and there is no one to disturb my progress. The quietness reminds me of the very first morning I walked into the church where I had just be calledContinue reading “Progressing”

Break-ing and Work-ing

Hello from my study at the Acre, It was a nice and productive day. Quiet when no one was in the entire office this morning or most of the day. It was wonderful and a great way to get a lot done. I am organized and I think I have sufficient resources both at homeContinue reading “Break-ing and Work-ing”

Heritage: More than a Word

Good Morning from the Fog and Flame, So this morning I got up at a reasonable time for a break (8:00 a.m.) and did a little work around the house and fixed my second breakfast of a changed diet ( a healthier one). It was quite the event to go shopping yesterday and try toContinue reading “Heritage: More than a Word”

Two Steps Forward . . .

Good early morning from my office. I went home early last night and went to sleep and then I woke up even earlier, so I am back in my office and working. I get a lot more done here than in my office/study at home, so it is about 2:00 and I got back toContinue reading “Two Steps Forward . . .”

Running, Jogging or Limping toward Spring Break

Hello from my office, It is about 8:30 and I still have some work to finish up, especially some recommendations I have promised students by the morning, so that will be my next task. I have been meeting with students or in class most of the day. I do not have classes on Thursdays andContinue reading “Running, Jogging or Limping toward Spring Break”

Taking a Break (from reading to doing)

Good evening from my office, Somehow, for the first time since I can remember, I actually had no clue that this morning was the beginning of the switch to daylight savings time. I am not sure how, but when I woke up and it was supposedly 9:00 a.m., I was astounded that I had sleptContinue reading “Taking a Break (from reading to doing)”