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I’m looking at master’s students’ course plans. I have two master’s students right now. They are lovely course plans and I’m looking forward to working with these particular students. Both students asked about changes of direction in some part of … Continue reading

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one more long shot

I applied for a job that’s a long shot. Another one. It’s a good fit but a long shot. Best case scenario: full time work. Worst case scenario: about the same. Some told me, basically, I’m damaged goods as an … Continue reading

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current plan #1190

I’ve spent my days off between 2014 Spring semester and the upcoming (Monday) accelerated summer session letting my mind go untaxed. Untaxed to the best of my ability. That’s saying something since I’ve been in a state of free-floating and … Continue reading

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ideal world

In an ideal world I’d teach part time and also run this farm learning center, develop a native plant nursery, and expand the whole deal. In a more than ideal world, one of the colleges I’ve been working for would … Continue reading

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on gray being the new black

That’s the cliché surrounding women of a certain age lately, isn’t it? Just like 50 is the new 30. I actually heard someone say that.  It’s not. I haven’t always embraced a graying head of hair.  Once I did.  Several … Continue reading

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take note: reblog

Sunday Link-A-Doodle-What-The-F*CK: Adjunct Taint Edition. This explains so much. I’ve heard it. I’ve talked about it in speculative tones. Here it is. This is my life.

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alt ed and new starts

When I teach outside of the college, they call it “alt ed.” I haven’t decided what I think of that term. Or even if I care. I probably don’t. I’m finding that there are so many different terms for what … Continue reading

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