State of the LQ, Summer 2017 Edition

I'm still alive! 🙂 Okay -- what’s happened since my previous blog post of 9 May 2017:   1) I taught two, sequential online classes of ENGL 1302, the last one ending just this past Friday. In the first one, two students failed because they didn’t submit enough assignments. In the second one, everybody passed, … Continue reading State of the LQ, Summer 2017 Edition

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I Am That Old

Back in 2004, I wrote a musing called "Not That Old," when I received in the mail a card from AARP. At the time, I found it hilarious because 1) I was only 32 years old, 2) I'd only been married less than a year, 3) I had no kids, and 4) I'd only been … Continue reading I Am That Old

“It’ll Be Over Faster than You Thought or Hoped To Be”

A few days ago, I read this Washington Post article, "Why Half of the Life You Experience Is Over By Age 7". While the person who shared it on Facebook commented on the importance of homeschooling her young children because their childhood ends so quickly, my thoughts went to the other side of the timeline … Continue reading “It’ll Be Over Faster than You Thought or Hoped To Be”