Something New or Merely Continued

Hello, and welcome to a new blog posting year, It is the second of January and we are enamored, if you will, at the idea of a fresh start, and in light of our past year, the hope that somehow this trip around the sun might be a bit less traumatic, a might bit lessContinue reading “Something New or Merely Continued”

Realizing the “real” of Reality

Good early morning, Today was the first day of a new semester, the first day of a new academic year, a day of anticipation, excitement and beginnings. Yet, for others, it was a day of being frightened, of being overwhelmed, of wondering how they might merely survive (e.g. Living in parts of Texas or HoustonContinue reading “Realizing the “real” of Reality”

Realizing a Mistake and Blaming Myself

Hello from the acre, It has been a busy day and a disconcerting one. Progress has been made in so many ways, but progress in the world of imperfection is always fleeting and tenuous. It seems that might be the situation, but one time or misstep does not negate the advances accomplished . . .Continue reading “Realizing a Mistake and Blaming Myself”

A List of Oxymorons:

Hello from the side yard patio and fire pit of the Martin homestead, There are a variety of reasons for me to use the introduction I have, as well as the title. In spite of the fact that I did take a week to go to the Dominican Republic, and even in spite of theContinue reading “A List of Oxymorons:”

When does one relax?

Hello from my office, I have finished grading for the semester and turned in those grades, I have managed a couple of items that need to be managed to get ready for the summer and I actually have a bit of time where I could relax (whatever that means) and perhaps merely take some downtime.Continue reading “When does one relax?”