So Where Did June Go Exactly?

It would appear that I’ve gone and worked myself into oblivion once again.  Funny how that happens.  The entire month of June pretty much escaped me with grading deadlines, extra freelance work and some new collaborations I’m pretty excited about.  So, we’ve got some catching up to do.
First things first: a week in the mountains [...]

A Slut By Any Other Name…..

One of the best moves I ever made was turning off cable-news punditry.  As a news junkie this was no small task, especially during the Bush years when it seemed like every day brought more depressing news and more information to fan the flames of my progressive outrage.  Fox News would get me pissed off [...]

It Can’t Stay Cold Forever

We’re having a bit of a January thaw here in Minnesota.    And while January is really the dregs of the deep freeze, the longest stretch of unbearable cold in a state where unbearable cold is the norm, already there have been some small and subtle reminders that spring will come.  Temps have climbed into the [...]