One More Reason to Love the Nextdoor App

This is at least my sixth post that mentions the wonderful Nextdoor app, and this one may be the best of them all. If you are not familiar with this app/website, Nextdoor is a hyperlocal Facebook/Craigslist/community type bulletin board, where neighbors can ask around for babysitting services, advice on choosing a plumber, or making an … Continue reading One More Reason to Love the Nextdoor App

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 dream 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?