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”

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:”

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””