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Stirred, Not Shaken

Screw lemonade. If life gives you lemons, find someone who got vodka and make a martini.

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On Taking Time Off

As we all approach Thanksgiving, I’m wondering what your plans are. Specifically: how much of a “break” is a faculty member supposed to take? I used to fill carry-on bags with grading, notebooks, and papers to bring home with me … Continue reading

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Plans Are Worthless, But…

I first heard about semester planning when I began my postdoc at the University of the Pacific. I couldn’t even parse the phrase then: one made plans for things that one had some control over, like a vacation, or to … Continue reading

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