A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the need that some people have to say, “I’m sorry.” I don’t think we should automatically apologize or expect an apology when there’s been a miscommunication. Now, I’m not saying that apologizing is a bad thing nor am I advocating for not taking responsibility or apologizing when we’ve… Continue Reading Reconnecting to Our Compassion
I have, in the past, asked ENG 112 students to research a debunked scientific theory or conspiracy theory that people still believe today. As they research, they must create a theory about why some folks to continue to hold that belief despite it being proven false. A former student whom I ran into outside of… Continue Reading “Your Conspiracy Theory Assignment Changed My Life”
Into the Arctic is a traveling exhibit that’s at the Dennos Museum until the end of the calendar year 2017. The exhibit provides incredible vistas of northern Canada painted en plein air under sometimes incredible conditions. In the videos that accompany the exhibit by Cory Trépanier — we see his family, his friends, his guides… Continue Reading Ekphrasis Into the Arctic at the Dennos
The Dodecahedron is a character from the book The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. He lives in the city of Digitopolis at the base of the Mountains of Ignorance. On page 148 he has this conversation with Milo and the Humbug. “I’m not very good at problems,” admitted Milo. “What a shame,” sighed the Dodecahedron.… Continue Reading Is it Reasonable?
I was privileged to receive some insight into the mind of young people last week. I have since had time to really think about and consider how many of us may categorize them. This insight is the fact that young people today have access to every bit of knowledge in the known world. From microscopic… Continue Reading Access to Everything