Category Archives: Education

Saturday Potpourri: Incongruities Edition

Yes, there are awful people in the world, doing horrible things to each other and to the civilization in which we live. Yes, there is a plague upon the land, and we don’t know when — or even if — … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, at My Masters Institution…

… interesting things are going on. The U of Kentucky is known for its men’s basketball program, of course, which has brought both pride and embarrassment over the school’s history. But we’ve also taken a great deal of pride in … Continue reading

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Plaguepourri: An Interruption in the Interruption

Last Saturday was supposed to be the Spring Commencement here at Mondoville, but as is the case with so many things these days, it is postponed until date uncertain. We’re now engaged in May Term, but I never teach during … Continue reading

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I’m Delighted to Announce…

. . . that Mondoville’s Student Government Association has named its Professor and Staff member of the year. The Prof of the Year award goes to my colleague, friend, and frequent reader Tracy Power. Tracy is a history prof here … Continue reading

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Plaguepourri: Gradeapalooza Edition

I’m essentially caught up on my grading until I get my last big batch of papers on Monday, so time for a little this-and-that, don’t you think? *** Mrs. M and I continue to hold down the fort here in … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Easter and Mrs. M’s Birthday… Together Again

It’s a rainy afternoon, one of many we’ve had over the  past few months. One of the consequences of that is that our lawn is greening and growing even faster than usual. We’ve already had to have it mowed twice … Continue reading

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Plaguepourri: Another Weekend

We have thirteen reported cases of Covid-19 in Newberry County as of this morning. I’m relaxing downstairs in the den, taking a break from watching MST3K on a cool but sunny afternoon. *** I go to the office every couple … Continue reading

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