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March 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Lesson Learned, travel

In 2008, part of our sabbatical trip was a several day visit to Morocco, visiting a few cities, villages and an overnight ride into the dessert. Lesson learned:  people are people wherever they live, needing shelter and food and love; heights are only as scarey as you let them be; travel opens the mind, the […]

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The past, grandparents, and moving onto new adventures!

February 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Musings, time

My birthday in either 1961 or 1960.  My family always put one more candle than your age on the cake for “good luck.”   Next to me sits one of my younger brothers, Arthur, born in 1958, being a little kid helping me blow out the candles!  Now that I look at him, it’s probably 1961 […]

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6, 5, 4 and paper

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, Work

I spent yesterday sorting and packing my office.  I have to admit I had a pretty decent file system going – there were days when I felt I couldn’t find anything, but as I pulled files and placed in recycle, shread, keep or give away piles, I have to admit to being impressed with myself.  […]

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88 days and adventure

March 5th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, family, Important People, Musings, My Goals, retirement, time, Volunteer, Work

I work with the nicest of folks.  On my way out of the building today, I saw one of the Psychology faculty and commented on how little I’d managed to see her this semester, even though she and I are only about six offices apart.   It turns out she has quite a heavy teaching load […]

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