- And that’s why you always use Google Translate
- Easy-peas-y mashup
- Things to do / see / eat in the Santa Barbara area
- Short Story Clubbin’ (3/3)
- Short Story Clubbin’ (2/3)
- Short Story Clubbin’ (1/3)
- “No comment.”
- My occupation is approved by US Customs
- Gone with the what now?
- This is not a contest.
- Chicago-land Activities
- For some people, the glass is basically half full. Of chunks of glass.
- Maps of Texas! Yeehaw!
- And isn’t it ironic, dontcha think?
- I’m gonna let you finish, but…
- The War of 1812!
- We are living in a material world
- Just another foray into material culture and girlhood studies
- More on words
- Queering Barbie Dolls
- RIP Stompin’ Tom
- Thank you. No, thank-you!
- Irrational anger
- Let me get a big “hell yeah” for the tricks of pedagogy
- What do you NEED to know? (2/2)
- What do you NEED to know? (1/2)
- Words, words, words
- [Insert obligatory Valentine's Day post here.]
- What is a degree even good for? I mean, really.
- “Where’d you get that camera!?”
- Way to go, Little Company of Mary Hospital!
- Theory of mindlessness (or Whaaaat? – Part 4)
- Props to human geography teacher Molly Myers
- The game you can’t lose (or Whaaaat? – Part 3)
- Have you lost your marbles? (Or Whaaaat? – Part 2)
- Are you lost, little girl? (or Whaaaat? – Part 1)
- United Steaks? (1969 / 2009 mash up)
- Research mash-up
- The more you know…
- …other times, I send out even wackier emails.
- It’s every* cartoonist’s favo(u)rite day of the year!
- Sometimes, I send out wacky emails…
- You win some, you lose some…
- Kevin Keller is so dreamy
- Pick a side
- Kids these days…
- The most amazing book shop ever
Monthly Archives: October 2011
One Dan Simons, world-renown researcher, shared a link to the Dr. Fox lectures on Google+, and I thought it was quite amusing. To whit, the footage from a 1970 experiment (by Ware, Naftulin, and Donnelly) shows that experts can be … Continue reading
Way back when, I shared my discussion paper from the PhD core seminar at Carleton University from September 2010. The cycle continues, so I’d like to offer you one Kelly B’s September 2011 paper on similar readings. Enjoy! “What is … Continue reading
As I promised once upon a time, I have some things to say about Carleton’s school newspaper, The Charlatan. Before getting in to all that, I’d like to share my amusing contributions to the “Overheard at Carleton” column with you. … Continue reading
I’d like to supplement some comments I made previously about internet fights. First of all, it seems that internet fights date back to at least 1844 (well before the internet!), so I now have a fuller appreciation of the long-standing … Continue reading
Check out my little article at Canada Higher Education and Career News. Their Twitter account says they’re looking for articles about life in Canadian colleges and universities, so shoot them a line if you want to guest post, too!
Recently, we were hosting a guest in the space I am using as an office while I write my dissertation (or, on most days, blog). As I tidied up in anticipation of not horrifying someone who is not related or … Continue reading
An interesting advertisement in the September 2011 issue of Good Housekeeping caught my eye. While we’re on the topic, who signed me up to receive Good Housekeeping and The Good News? I’m not complaining – I enjoy reading about other … Continue reading
Sometimes it’s helpful for those considering enrolling in graduate programs to read graduation speeches before you get to the end of the road. (The road in this scenario refers to school years.) And I’ll just add that I absolutely love Mary Schmich. … Continue reading
It’s really not my fault that so many fascinating books deal with the topic of death, premature death, or knowing your own expiration date. Actually, the expiration date is a great plot device, as The Blue Castle, Machine of Death, … Continue reading