I often ponder time travel and think it would be so very wonderful to travel through time. To talk to people in the past and in the future. Not to change things but to better understand things. I recently concluded that you can indeed travel through time, at least to the past by simply reading.… Read More Through Books We Can Indeed Time Travel
Summer is ending and it is back to work I go. At least in theory since the final day of school I immediately started working not one but three summer jobs. On the side I worked on my web page, I blogged, and I wrote. My latest goal is to finish the book I have… Read More Summer is Ending
I originally wrote, “Teaching full-time is it possible anymore?” in November of 2011. At that time, I had recently graduated with a second master’s degree in Literature of the Humanities built on the philosophy of the “Great Books”. It was a very tough major but rewarding. My first master’s degree is in Liberal Studies from… Read More Teaching full-time is it possible anymore? Yes and no!
I graduated from a master’s program that focused on “The Great Books Philosophy” from American Military University. I love classical literature and have read classical literature since I was a child. When people ask, why did I choose such a major and I did choose this, as I have a master’s in Liberal studies in… Read More Humanity and the class of 2013
“Sticks and stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me”, have you ever sung this little ditty? How many people really believe this? I do not know anyone that is immune from the sting of hurtful words. I can still remember my parent telling me something when I was in 7th grade… Read More Tolerance – stop using the r-word
I have a very good friend that I have known all my life; I will call her Nicole for the sake of her anonymity. Often Nicole discusses with me the regret that she feels every day about the hurt she may have caused her children. You see my friend like all young people made a… Read More Raising a Child that is Disabled
I recently graduated with my second master’s degree and am finishing a graduate certificate in rhetoric and composition. There was a time that when you finished a degree you could count on finding full-time employment. Today the promise of full-time employment is elusive. I teach part-time at Vincennes University in the Reading Department and at… Read More Teaching full-time is it possible anymore?