With a Vengeance

The past two days have been hotter than blazes here! I mean, for real hot—not our usual 72º hot! I’m talking about 94 and 95º! This is an outrage! The house has air conditioning, a rarity in these parts, but none in my office. I’ve been melting! I have moved the 5 fans and blown the cool air from the… Continue reading

A Terrible, Terrible Oversight!

From time to time I visit TED.com. I’ve often said that many of the brief talks on this site feed my soul. (It beats the news any day of the week!) Today I revisited one of my favorite talks: Liz Coleman’s, Bennington College president, call for the reinvention of liberal arts education. I think her talk is among the most… Continue reading