Category Archives: work

Writing Rites and Rights

Today, my daughter-in-law ends her maternity leave and goes back to work.  Her official work is in a workplace outside the home, although she brings home plenty of work, too.  To support my addiction to writing, I made sure I … Continue reading

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Writing and the “T” word

A week into our new presidency and I’m inundated by writing about our new president–on Facebook, on blogs, in poems, in short prose pieces–in other words, just what our new president wants:  attention. I have purposely not written about our … Continue reading

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Busyness

The busyness of life has a nasty way of taking over and I have been swamped with all sorts of things that weren’t in my plan.  There’s an old saying:  “Man proposes; God disposes,” but I suspect it should say … Continue reading

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Tutorial Woman

Work has been a madhouse for the last 2-3 weeks.  The pace and the amount are intense.  While it’s exhausting, it’s also exhilarating because we know we’re making a difference in student learning.  My latest efforts have been heavily into … Continue reading

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Another Academic Year

Next week is the last week of preparation.  Students are starting to dot the campus in greater numbers as we get ready for an “energy onslaught.”  Classes start on Sept. 26 and our fall quarter will be its usual intense … Continue reading

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