Monthly Archives: March 2020

Header change…

The previous header (a lady dressed as a popcorn box) was from carnival a few years ago in the Canary Islands. It seems a bit… frivolous now so I decided something more appropriate might be this… The sign read (I … Continue reading

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I’ve Looked at Plagues from Both Sides Now…

At various times over the last month or so coronavirus has seemed like a dark approaching storm blowing away all in its way, an overhyped media story, a temporary inconvenience that will soon be forgotten, a dark abyss that everyone … Continue reading

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Never Enough Busywork…

Since classes were cancelled (beginning March 11) the administration both of the college and the university have been going berserk about making classes ‘zdalne’ (remote). Within the first week my department asked instructors what we’re doing and I answered (basically … Continue reading

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Not Enough Degrees of Separation

I had to change offices and realized I have to throw out a bunch of old student work I’d been letting pile up for years (there are good and dumb reasons for that). Due to EU privacy regulations anything with … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Joementum

From the outside, American political processes don’t appear anything like the way they appear from the inside. American politics is a bit like Tinkerbell, it needs the belief that everything is working to continue – but when you’re not immersed … Continue reading

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