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THE THEORY OF ONE

During the halfway mark of my teaching career, I felt discouraged and less than successful. I questioned what I was accomplishing, what I was contributing to the greater good of my students, why I was no longer enthusiastic about teaching Spanish and French. In tune with B.B. King’s plaintive lyrics atop the chords from hisContinue reading “THE THEORY OF ONE”

NON SEQUITORS

And now … the latest dispatch from the land of divided attention, a rather crowded place filled with twenty-four-hour news cycles and two-minute reports from the trenches in Ukraine. I need a break from world events, so please excuse me if I leave the latest headlines and travel to the mundane. First, welcome back, E-TradeContinue reading “NON SEQUITORS”

WHAT’S NEW?

Not much, as it turns out. Cautious respect for the transmissibility of the Omicron version of Covid-19-20-21-22 continues to keep me close to home. There’s always something to do here, but I miss being able to go to stores, the movies, museums, and restaurants. Not having those activities to define the days, I’ve found myselfContinue reading “WHAT’S NEW?”

THE MORNING AFTER…*

Hello! Hello! Hello! HAPPY NEW YEAR, DEAR READERS! For those of you who sent me a New Year’s greeting and asked where I’d planned to spend New Year’s Eve, here’s my brief response. My significant other and I had a delightful evening chez nous. Our dinner was catered by Bertucci’s Restaurant and delivered by Grubhub.Continue reading “THE MORNING AFTER…*”

HOLIDAY THOUGHTS

Saturday, December 11th has begun with a fine mist covering the ground. Water droplets cling to the red fruits of the winterberry holly bush outside of my home office window. Once in a while a blue and white Amazon van or brown and gold UPS truck whizzes by, interrupting the stillness. The post-Thanksgiving spike inContinue reading “HOLIDAY THOUGHTS”

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