Bat Fit, Goals, My So-Called Academic Life, Philosophy and Deep Thoughts, Planning

On the Eve of a New Year

Hello my dear friends, hello! It's been a while, hasn't it? What can I say? It's been one hell of a busy, awesome, crazy, messy, frustrating, stressful, fabulous year ... a year that didn't leave me much time to blog or do some of the more creative, personal things that I wanted to do. Instead,… Continue reading On the Eve of a New Year

Bat Fit, My So-Called Academic Life, Philosophy and Deep Thoughts, Updates

November Reflections

I haven't felt like blogging lately; matter-of-fact, I haven't really felt like journalling in any form. It's been a quiet time of deep introspection, a time when words are not a satisfactory way to communicate such complex -- and often messy -- thoughts and feelings. This has been a significant year for me in many… Continue reading November Reflections

Bat Fit, My So-Called Academic Life, Planning

My So-Called Academic Life and Bat Fit: Can You Possibly “Find Time?”

  A new semester brings with it syllabus writing, course planning, lecture organization, departmental and committee meetings, and complete chaos. Within the last week, my schedule went from relatively manageable to filled-to-the-brim, forcing me to contemplate how in the world I'm going to "pencil in" my own research and writing. As the weeks and months… Continue reading My So-Called Academic Life and Bat Fit: Can You Possibly “Find Time?”

Bat Fit, My So-Called Academic Life, Texas Adventures, Updates

Where Is the Curious Professor Z?

Hello, my lovely readers! Hello! It's been months since I last blogged and I'm sure many of you thought that I probably wouldn't ever blog again. I have to admit, I wasn't sure if I wanted to blog anymore ... for a number of reasons. For the past year I've been struggling to keep up… Continue reading Where Is the Curious Professor Z?

Bat Fit, Better Crypts and Gardens: Gothic Nesting, My So-Called Academic Life, Updates

Updates Galore and Bat Fit

Hello, my lovely readers! Hello! Good grief, have I been busy around here lately! Classes started last Tuesday and I've been in a mad rush to get my on-line class up-and-running, writing syllabi, organizing my first lectures for my American Art class, and getting acclimated to a new school in a new state. Not to… Continue reading Updates Galore and Bat Fit

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Bat Fit Day 6: Staying on Track While Sick

I'm sick ... like really, really sick. I have infected tonsils and a chest cold that's been gurgling every time I cough. My fever broke last night, thankfully. My appetite has been iffy, though I do have a craving for stews and soups for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. As for exercising, I managed one day this… Continue reading Bat Fit Day 6: Staying on Track While Sick