Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Tired

"Insomnia" by _Jer_ is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 So I have been reading a lot about how there is a brewing fight between management and labor over physically returning to work when remote work has been not only navigable but successful for many. Although I welcome my returning to a full-time in-person classroom (and laud my school district …

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Personal Archaeology 12: Things Left in the Wake

Had I really been on my game last month, I would have written about my high school graduation 25 years ago on June 25 instead of a week or two later.  As it happened, I didn't do much to commemorate the anniversary on the actual day, aside from making a comment on a friend's Facebook …

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Personal Archaeology 11: Standing on Ceremony

So I would be a complete liar if I said that I had forgotten that I held onto my cap, gown, medals, yearbooks, T-shirts, and other commemorative items from my senior year of high school.  Oh sure, all of the stuff (with the exception of my class T-shirt and yearbooks) wound up in the same …

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Personal Archaeology 10: You’re a Pathetic, Lovesick Loser Charlie Brown!

Somewhere in the September 1991 part of my teenage journal is a transcript of the time I called up my crush and asked her out. I feel like I need to let that marinate for a moment because it might take a moment for you to understand that I called this girl up, asked her …

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