Monthly Archives: November 2017

PAVEing the way Towards ACtions Needed Behind Sexual Harassment ACcusations

Okay – let’s review the obvious.  Yes there has been rapid -fire calling outs of those long overdue that have been able to get away with countless unequal acts of discrimination and it seems the Harvey Weinstein stimulus event started … Continue reading

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Giving TuesDAY is More Than a Transaction

Not sure if you felt the way I did, OVERWHELMED.  When I turned on the radio, Christmas songs.  The knowledge this was Cyber Monday yesterday.  Hearing one of the student say as I was leaving, “You need to get Christmas … Continue reading

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Community Incidentals

I dreaded the 6:00 AM alarm on a Saturday, because well I turned into a wimp.  I had become so used to a Mexican cold that never seemed to dip below 45 Fahrenheit, (7.2 Celsius) and knew once I could … Continue reading

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Two Distinct Voices Pushing the Possibilities…

There are many things that you often think about AFTER Thanksgiving and can be thankful for – three distinct experiences stand out to me and I am sure these will joggle some memories each of you might have. Roughly over … Continue reading

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Th – angst- giving? No problem.

Thanksgiving 2017.  In the states.  So much has changed in so little time, wow.  SO MUCH.  It is surreal as I look back and see a year ago I was on a beach, thinking, “This isn’t your typical Thanksgiving…”  and … Continue reading

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It’s All Relative.

What does having pink Eye, a hacking cough, a raging fever, and Chicago have in common?  I wondered the same thing as I readied myself for presenting on a panel in Chicago, at the International Writing Center Conference November 10, … Continue reading

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Education – No Place for White Towers- An Exercise in Meeting Students Halfway on All Levels.

When I signed up for the November 7th Professional Workshop in Dover, The DSEA Professional Development Workshop “Supporting Diverse Learners in Career and Technical Education Coursework: Creating a Universal Design for Learning Classroom, I had no idea what the length … Continue reading

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Social Media Week – Attacking “Fake News” Countless Ways…

Social Media Week Resources On November 01, a great webinar by the American libraries live aired, tackling something that has been in the social media a lot, fake news. What I took away was not that term, used so frequently lately, … Continue reading

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Cornucopia – Literary, Social and Everything In Between…

November as you probably will know, in fact is National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO – get it?  take a close look at the abbreviation and you will see how that works out) and I stare down a 7th year of … Continue reading

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