Ok, so it's still solidly summer in terms of weather and the fact that the Equinox isn't for several more weeks. But tomorrow is my first day of classes for Fall Semester 2022, and so to me, it's "Academic New Year" season (which is the more salient "new year" than actual "New Years Day" for… Continue reading Hello, Fall ’22.
I've been feeling a little bit like I'm missing a shell lately, too - I've never been good at tuning things out, and have always cared too much about everything, and let's just say these last few years, and especially the last few months, have had a LOT of everything. My daughter asked me the… Continue reading A shell-less turtle
When I was asked to be the "fiber arts teacher" for my volunteer placement with the summer learning program this summer, I was a little apprehensive - I mean, I know a LOT about knitting, but that's just one "fiber art", and I knew I'd need to come up with activities that were doable by… Continue reading Teaching what you don’t know
Like most academics, the arrival of August signals the impending start of a new year of teaching. Classes don't start here until the 31st, but still, we're now in the same month as the start of classes, and that comes with a bit of trepidation, even more so now in this allegedly "post-"pandemic time (during… Continue reading Hello, August.