Blog 46: Tough Times

Writing during such a troubling time is both easy and difficult. Easy to express concerns about COVID, about economic difficulties, about racist concerns, about violent protests and last but not least, political craziness; I have strong feelings about all five. Strong feelings make writing difficult. I want to make sure Read more…

Blog 44: The Power of AND

Iowa. When I began graduate school, I was intellectually raw. My grades reflected my competitive nature and not a commitment to knowledge and understanding. I did not see or understand the importance of ideas. Thanks to a patient mentor and the rigors of The University of Iowa, I slowly gained Read more…

Blog 42: Change

Back to the Past. When you woke up this morning, did you wake up expecting change? Most people woke up wanting change. Well not really change—they wanted a return. A return to the normal they once knew.  Rather than back to the future, they wanted back to the past. The Read more…