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Conference and Conversation with Rheta Grimsley Johnson

Two of the intangibles I’ve gained since becoming a college student in my thirties are confidence and perspective; I’m not sure that would’ve happened had I continued with my original plan–get my degree in Health Information Technology and be done with it. 711 more words

May 4, 1970: THE REAL MAY DAY

“They say it’s very pretty in Ohio this time of year.”

—- Zonker Harris, “Doonesbury” by Garry Trudeau

Words To The Wise OR Not

Geography

A brief entry today. A number of my recent postings have been about brevity (whether anyone has noticed, I’m not sure.) The point I’m trying to make is that understanding is hard work. 236 more words

Classroom Teaching

A Cat Tale

Before my wife and kids, there was just me, and a weird ass cat I called Zonker, named after the star of stage, screen, and Walden’s Commune, Edgar Zonker Harris, immortalised in Gary Trudeau’s ‘Doonesbury’ comic strip.  819 more words

Doonesbury Stole My Opium...

Doonesbury Stole My Opium…Idea

I thought I had a good angle on this story making the rounds in the news media, but that thieving Garry Trudeau clearly wire tapps my brain with a microwave, and the results can be seen… 119 more words

A Book That I Will Never Write, That You Will Never Read.

A history of how America experienced the Cold War and the transition to the post-9/11 era as read through four fairly mainstream/widely-read comic strips. Chapter One: Pogo. 223 more words

Bloom County