As parents have recently been required to become pseudo-teachers, I expect that their appreciation for the jobs that great teachers do every day has grown just a bit over the… Read more Know Any Great Teachers? →
I am so sleepy that I think I would prefer to acquire the COVID 19 just so I could get some meds to make me sleep. I have had insomnia… Read more If It Is 3:00 a.m.—I Must Be Awake →
Remember all those times when you said to yourself, “If the world would just stand still I could … clean off my desk, or organize my files, or write those thank you notes?… Read more Making the Most of a Quarantine →
A while ago, I posted a blog about some reviews of movies and videos. The only criterion for inclusion was that Sandy and I liked them! Same goes for version #2.… Read more Videos for a Quarantine →
NOTE: The names in this story are used with permission. One of the absolute joys that came with ending my career in education as a professor for the last 14 years was the students—most practicing teachers. We got to know each other really well. Many of them I taught a half-dozen times in various courses. Many late-night phone calls. Dozens of meetings at coffee shops for far too many reasons to list. And lots of, “Dr. D., Can I ask you a question after class” hourlong discussions. I loved my students… Read more My First Grad-Child →
I am no Diva! OK…maybe just a little bit.
Today, I was back in my study, catching up on sports from the 1980s. Sandy was in the kitchen with Chloe, and Boomer was sitting in HIS chair in the… Read more The DIVA →
Like any sane person, I am opposed to all gun violence around us these days. I also don’t understand the ranting and raving from the folks who appear about as… Read more The .410-gauge Christmas →