A Week of Learning for the Professor

Good Saturday afternoon, For those who are wondering about this graphic or picture, I think by the end of the post you will understand it more, but I offer this graphic shout out to all who walked, picketed, shouted, or offered support to the cause of higher education this past week. Since my last post,Continue reading “A Week of Learning for the Professor”

Honoring my Father

Hello after a day in Harrisburg, While the state capitol of Pennsylvania is certainly different than most capitol cities I have wandered around, I enjoy it as the political junkie I am and because of the faculty union of which I am proud to be a member. It has been a sort of change forContinue reading “Honoring my Father”

Wondering how . . . 

Hello on a Sunday evening where I am working to organize my jumbled thoughts (life, existence, viewpoints or), I can only try to begin comprehending he array of thoughts, concerns, and yes, perhaps, degree of fear that might overwhelm me unless I take some time to think about it and compose some of those thoughtsContinue reading “Wondering how . . . “

My Response to Faculty Vilification

Good morning from my office, I got home at 1:15 this morning and it is before 8:00 and I have been up since 5:30. I was at the diner this morning working the morning crowd to support the faculty of the university who are being confronted with perhaps the most egregious set of proposals inContinue reading “My Response to Faculty Vilification”

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”

You are kidding? What the French Toast? And “Time Passages”

Hello at almost midnight on a Friday night, The phrase of “when you least expect it, expect it.” something I used to say to others as a sort of admonishment or a tongue-in-cheek warning per se had come to roost today with an unbelievable vengeance. For the last two years, more off than on, IContinue reading “You are kidding? What the French Toast? And “Time Passages””

Lucha de Probabilidades

Buenas Días, I had an excellent day today in spite of the fact that I got to by office by 7:15 a.m. and it is 9:15 p.m. and I am still here. I do plan to leave shortly, though I might try to be back at 3:30 or 4:00 in the morning. While tomorrow isContinue reading “Lucha de Probabilidades”

Grace and Dignity on Either Side of the Tracks

Good morning, It is almost Wisconsin-cold here in the Upper Susquehanna Valley this morning, but it is still nonetheless manageable. I got up extremely early to deal with some issues and will be on the road again before the day is out. It is now Friday evening and I am back in Gettysburg. Driving aboutContinue reading “Grace and Dignity on Either Side of the Tracks”

Snow, Classes, Choices

Good late Sunday evening, I have been working on school work most of the weekend, but returned from the Legislative Assembly of the Faculty Union on Saturday. I am alway amazed by what I learn at these assemblies. I am amazed by the hard work and tremendous scholars that is conducted and are present atContinue reading “Snow, Classes, Choices”