Cancel, Replacement, and Lies ~ Oh My!!

Hello from my kitchen island, Let me be as up front as possible. This is a politically-motivated post. It is where I stand on things in our cultural morass we call America. It is my opinion, and I know there are other valid opinions out there and those who will disagree with me (even someContinue reading “Cancel, Replacement, and Lies ~ Oh My!!”

deoch don doras

Hello from Starbucks in the Commons, We are in the throes of the end of the semester, and I am doing a boatload in individual student conferences. The days have blended together so much that earlier today I was quite sure it was Thursday instead of Wednesday. Part of my cluelessness is the craziness ofContinue reading “deoch don doras”

Attempting to Understand our Inhuman Behavior

Hello from my office on a day that seems to hint a seasonal change, The desire for Spring only grows more fervent as each day seems to say we’re not there yet. It is amazing how easily we are spoiled by a few warm days and the incredible natural motivator, also known as the sun.Continue reading “Attempting to Understand our Inhuman Behavior”

Reflections on Family, on Life

Hello from a Starbucks in Iowa, It is probably not surprising to those who know me, I am in a Starbucks. However, it might be a bit unpredicted that I am currently in an Iowa location. My spring break has been a planned process with unexpected elements. The decision to have some surgery to repairContinue reading “Reflections on Family, on Life”

Forty-five Years: A life time for some and yet a blink of an eye

Hello from my office at school, Today has been a bit of a crazy day. I did get up to school and was busily working in my office when I looked up at the clock and realized I forgot to go to my class. I ran down the stairs, and most had already left. IContinue reading “Forty-five Years: A life time for some and yet a blink of an eye”

When it’s more than hypothetical; when it is beyond and something somewhere else

Hello on an evening at the end of a long week, The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions, events, and the wondering of how we have created the world we have. I started a blog post about my older brother who has been gone for two score plus five years, which isContinue reading “When it’s more than hypothetical; when it is beyond and something somewhere else”

Well Done Good and Faithful Servant

Hello from my kitchen island, To say I have spent significant time here at my kitchen island since returning from our Christmas adventure would be a profound understatement; it is after 10:00 p.m. on a Saturday evening, and here I am. I have been diligently working on both the current Winter Term class and preparingContinue reading “Well Done Good and Faithful Servant”

Traveling through the Decades

Hello from the porch of my home away from home, During two weeks during the month of July I managed a driving “walk about. It was a journey ultimately covering 3,800 miles and some interaction with things that cover the entirety of my three score plus almost six years of existence. From specific dates asContinue reading “Traveling through the Decades”

My Struggles with being OCD

Hello from a quiet moment. I am sitting in the loneliness of a quiet house at the moment and realizing how much I obsess on little things and how much I sometimes need to understand the why if something. I did not always comprehend my obsession with seemingly minuscule things, but I have been wellContinue reading “My Struggles with being OCD”