Music Monday: A Potato Factory Worker, a Skateboard, Some Ocean Spray Juice, and Fleetwood Mac

Nathan Apodaca's truck had already logged some 320,000 miles. One morning last month, it couldn't go a mile more. The truck broke down on a highway in Idaho Falls, Idaho, about 2 miles from the potato warehouse where Apodaca has worked for nearly two decades. Luckily, he had a skateboard in his truck, along with … Continue reading Music Monday: A Potato Factory Worker, a Skateboard, Some Ocean Spray Juice, and Fleetwood Mac

Me, Nervous? Apparently So…

I start teaching next week, and all my classes will be 100% in person. I will be teaching in a large room that has been reconfigured as a classroom. The room has a social distancing capacity of 40 students, and since my biggest class only has 28 students, there should not be an issue keeping … Continue reading Me, Nervous? Apparently So…

Where’s Joseph and His Technicolor Coat When You Need Him?

I usually don't remember my dreams, but last night's┬ádream was kind of unusual and it stuck with me. I have no idea what the dream meant, but it certainly didn't do anything for my self-confidence. In the dream, my boss asked me if I could cover one of his classes for him, and I said … Continue reading Where’s Joseph and His Technicolor Coat When You Need Him?