Category Archives: Higher ed

Higher Ed

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Between physical therapy, doctor’s visits and a few other complications (computer death and a series of two-, three- and four-day long migraines, among other things), I have fallen woefully far behind on several projects and obligations. The blog has been … Continue reading

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While you were away

Kate loves the Chopin Ballade in G, Op. 23. She raved about it when she was first assigned it and never complained about learning it even though it’s not at all easy. She has been playing it for several months … Continue reading

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Keep it to yourself

Thursday evening I finished my final project for the school year, submitted my work electronically, and then went outside to see what might be growing in the garden after my slapdash planting jobs a week and two ago. While I … Continue reading

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Drawn and quartered

Yesterday there was snow. Heavy wet snow that weighed down tree boughs, and flattened our lilac bush. It lay spread-eagled in the backyard, not looking at all like it would survive the assault. And one branch of it will not. … Continue reading

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Retreat

There has been an extraordinary amount of craziness in my schedule of late, in part because I have wittingly taken too much on this year (hey, opportunity knocked and I crazily listened; what can I say?) and in part because … Continue reading

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Canadian Apple-Oat Bars, etc.

What? The 7th of December? Already? Where have I been? I have baked. Cake-like from British Columbia, these are spicy and good. They are not too sweet, and so some of us here are tempted to have them with coffee … Continue reading

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Tulips in September!

I am not home but have scheduled this particular post to appear whilst I will be elsewhere hurrying up to breakfast and to be ready for a day of lectures on wisdom literature and prophecy in the Hebrew Bible. Fun, … Continue reading

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