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How to approach your self-imposed deadline to submit the proposal

This is the best thing ever.  I should skip this whole publication thing, cut to the chase and just contact Scorsese directly to get busy on the inevitable film vision.   47 more words


May onwards - Paws forward

My assumptions that all dogs were ready and eager for a walk (based on my own experiences with canines) were dashed after I encountered the lovely residents of Animal Care. 180 more words


The Art Of Travel And I Quote

In this blog post I take a look at the art of travel with the aid of some great book quotes and citations from four different authors. 40 more words

Life Design

On Doing Good Work and Avoiding Martyrdom in a Capitalist Society

It has been a week and a half since I got back from the East Coast and started the next phase of my sabbatical. The trip east was more vacation than anything, all about re-kindling creativity and zeal for life. 1,388 more words

sitting in the truth

many, many years ago…… when I was having a hard time stomaching my job, I bought a little book for myself called, “don’t sweat the small stuff at work.”  it was hokey, but I thought that I could use a positive spin on things to help me look on the bright side of my days, as things were getting a bit rough.  830 more words

A Very Long Sabbatical

I’ve decided that after this semester’s over (in December), I’m going to take 1-2 years off from school. I’ve been pushing myself very hard for 4 years now (since the fall of 2010) with only one summer break. 757 more words

Standing in place

My sabbatical is not what I expected. My “time off from teaching” has made me feel vulnerable and I am still trying to figure out why. 845 more words