The One About the Reindeer

The One About the Reindeer

Disclaimer: This post isn’t for the wee little beasts, unless you want to answer a few questions that deal with a somewhat more mature subject matter. Two Christmases ago, we bought Zoe and Talia a pair of swants. University of Michigan-themed swants to be exact. What are swants exactly? Pants made of sweater material. Apparently … Read More

Snow Day

Snow Day

When the kids were younger, I’d look at the return to school after winter break with anticipation and glee. In fact, vacation always seemed too long, and sometimes—I’ll be honest here—the return couldn’t come fast enough. Having four little ones scattered at my feet could be a lot, and moving two of them from home … Read More

Lesson of the Week

Lesson of the Week

One week into a (temporary) full-time position and I’ve already learned many things about the college, much of which I avoided as adjunct faculty. Lesson of the week? I think Benedict Cumberbatch said it best with these words: There’s so much in the 21st century that is stymied by bureaucracy and mediocrity and committee. ‘Nuff said, … Read More