Tag: Deep Thoughts

Tidying the Inner Mind: The KonMari Method

It all began with a meme and the internet’s instant outrage that someone would have the audacity to suggest throwing out books. How can she? Who does she think she is? 30 books! We’re only allowed 30 books! The reaction to episode 5 of Marie Kondo’s show, “Tidying Up” was swift and biting … and viral. Even Ed, who isn’t on Facebook or…

Scattered Thoughts for Thanksgiving Weekend

I had good intentions of blogging more regularly, but quickly realized that I couldn’t figure out what my blog is “about” anymore. Sure, I’m all about sharing my life’s voyage with all of you, my dear readers …. its ups and downs, its craziness, its beautiful, quiet moments. Many of you have been reading since…

What Have You Done This Year?

Samhain is a little over two weeks away, and like clockwork, my focus moves inwards. A lot has happened this year. On October 7, 2017, I told my department chair that we were moving back to NYC and proposed teaching fully online while coordinating the department’s distance learning initiatives. He agreed and here we are.…