The exception to “There’s no crying in baseball…”

I was sitting with colleagues at a Engineering conference in Indiana when I received this text: “M, Tony Gwynn passed away. :(,” I literally gasped and put my left hand to my mouth and my colleagues around me looked at me with concern. I texted back furiously – thinking this was a bad joke. Not…

Stories Behind the Photos

Last weekend, I asked my student staff to each bring something that means a lot to them.  I never ask my students to do something that I wouldn’t do myself, so I brought a photo album.  Well, a picture of albums, because of course, I forgot to bring the album to our meeting.  But I…

Momma needs a new pair of shoes…

I am sure that I am not the first to write about their love for shoes…but when my friend invited me to participate in the #NaBloPoMo, I first had to ask what #NaBloPoMo meant and then when I learned it was about blogging…I thought, “Well, I have always wanted to blog about something…so here’s my…