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and just like that....

Frank’s job is over.  It has been for 9 full business days, although that is not a structure that defines him anymore.  He is no longer what he was.  453 more words

REST & Should Faithful Long-time Volunteers Take a Break?

by Bob Whitesel, 5/20/15.

Sometimes my students share their frustrations with long-time volunteers who at some point give up and just want to take a break from volunteering.  417 more words


Study Leave Week 15

Making connections

Interdisciplinary research has become a recent buzzword in academia, already perhaps descending into a tired cliché peddled by researchers who need to tick the boxes of university and funders’ requirements and expectations. 310 more words

Poetry And Music

2015 "Day of Digital Humanities"

Yesterday was the official Day of DH because these people said so.

I spent part of the morning cleaning up my website but dedicated most of the day to making transitions to a class I’ve taught for 15 years, and which has shifted digital bit by bit, but this coming semester will take a few bigger steps toward that world. 47 more words


Drying Paint

This preparation process is moving a lot slower than I thought it would. Of course we want to take our time and properly plan to make the best decisions financially as well as location and time-wise. 387 more words


Be a Traveler, Not a Tourist

I listened to a podcast from The Moth a few weeks ago that has stayed with me since.  A father was telling a story about his diagnosis with cancer.   410 more words