Monthly Archives: February 2009

A Whole New Mind

Image via Wikipedia Another of the books that I finished toward the end of last year was A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future byDaniel Pink.  The central argument of A Whole New Mind was that our … Continue reading

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The Long Tail

Image via Wikipedia It’s Friday night and my poor, sick husband fell asleep before 9:00 PM.  Not wanting to waste time, but also not wanting to violate my long-standing (dating back to high school) personal rule of no homework (or … Continue reading

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Becoming a Runner

Image via Wikipedia In the past three months, I’ve become a runner.  It’s an odd transformation, particularly because I’ve run before without becoming a runner.  I was a member of my school’s cross country team during my senior year of … Continue reading

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It’s about time . . .

On occasion, students will appeal to my sense of mercy before (or usually after) a deadline.  Death in the family, surgery, illness and accident get my sympathy fairly quickly, but are not commonly invoked in such appeals.  Generally, students will … Continue reading

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