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Monthly Archives: February 2012
… No, I’m not abandoning the blog — although postings may be a bit scarce over the next few days, as I’ll be escorting visiting author Peter S. Beagle around Mondoville. One of the things I’ve always associated with the … Continue reading
No, this isn’t about the obscuro garage band — it’s about the futility of attempting to administer education by rubric. I’m a bit late to the party on this one, but this post at ChicagoBoyz caught my eye, not least … Continue reading
There’s going to be some utility work here at Spackle Manor, and as part of it, there is now spray paint on our front walk. The Spawn asked what the deal was with the marks, and after I explained, she … Continue reading
One of the books that really captured my imagination during my Ph.D. years was Andrew Delbanco’s The Death of Satan, which influenced me to the point that I mentioned it in my cover letters during my run at the market … Continue reading
There’s a reason that economics is called the dismal science — it reminds us that we live in a finite universe, and a world of scarcity. It reminds us that life isn’t fair. But not everyone gets the lesson. David … Continue reading
There’s been a discussion going on in the comments of my post from a couple of days ago where I was discussing our search for a new colleague in the Mondoville English department. I mentioned in the original post that … Continue reading