Teaching to a Screenful of Students

It's different, to say the least. That's me, teaching to a class of 25 students in real-time, using Zoom. Who knew that an old desk could be used as a teaching podium. Today was Day 4. and I've made a tech mistake each of the first four days. Here's a recap of those mistakes: on … Continue reading Teaching to a Screenful of Students

Returning to Normal: Step One Completed

It’s been over four months since I’ve stepped foot inside a Wawa convenience store. Never heard of Wawa? Here’s a little background info I provided on Wawa in a previous post. If you haven’t heard of Wawa, then just imagine what the ultimate convenience store would be like, and that’s Wawa. It’s better than 7-Eleven, Sheetz, … Continue reading Returning to Normal: Step One Completed

It Was Deja Vu All Over Again, Thanks to Gaelic Storm

Three years ago I wrote about "The Best Night of Summer 2016, Thanks to Gaelic Storm", recounting what a perfect summer night my wife, son, and I had at a free concert featuring Gaelic Storm. Well, tonight they were back in town, putting on another free concert as part of Upper Merion's Summer Concerts Under … Continue reading It Was Deja Vu All Over Again, Thanks to Gaelic Storm

Why Would You Not Get the Extra Large?

This is a job question for Superman Dan Ariely. A few times during the year, Wawa, the Philadelphia-based convenience store (and by far THE best convenience store chain in the U.S.), has a promotion that offers any size coffee for just $1. The coffee cup sizes come in small, medium, large, and extra large, and … Continue reading Why Would You Not Get the Extra Large?