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”

Procrastination: A Mental or Emotional Block?

Hello from my office in the house, I am going to head to the university shortly, mask in hand, and lock myself way in my office. There are multiple reasons for that, but suffice it to say my technology at home and I are fighting. Technology is winning, which is usually the case. It isContinue reading “Procrastination: A Mental or Emotional Block?”

At What Point?

Good early morning, At this point, that greeting might be the only consistent thing I am able to write in this latest blog. I am often up early, and I have been awake for the better part of an hour (it is 4:50 a.m.). Presently, I wonder what to read or how many sources toContinue reading “At What Point?”

Critically Thinking in a Surface-Oriented World

Hello from Bydgoska 19C, My brain is whirling,  but my body is tired, so I might sleep a bit and come back . . . we’ll see what happens. Well . . . the typical happened; much like when I make a road trip and need a break, the power nap works very well. ThoughContinue reading “Critically Thinking in a Surface-Oriented World”

The Fundamentals of College (and Life)

 Hello from my office, We are back to the last week of classes and the finals the week following. This semester has gone much more rapidly (at least it seems to be the case) than any other semester since I first taught the fall of 1992. It has hard to believe that I have beenContinue reading “The Fundamentals of College (and Life)”

Juggling or Staying Afloat

 Good early morning, For someone who does not really enjoy water, it seems that the metaphors regarding it are enveloping my writing as of late. I noticed this trend even as I have been writing announcements in BOLT (really D2L), the course management system we use here at Bloomsburg. I got home last night andContinue reading “Juggling or Staying Afloat”

Kairotic Moments – Rhetorical or Fateful?

Good late evening or early morning, It is 11:38 p.m.,; so while it is technical a very late “good evening”, I am asserting for me it is very early morning. That is because I just woke up, after going to bed, for probably the 15th time in the last month, before 8:30 in the evening.Continue reading “Kairotic Moments – Rhetorical or Fateful?”