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Stepping Away

Time for a reset, and a big thank-you to my wise and worldly readers.

The Mental Math of Moving

When moving, the loss comes before the gain.

Packing Books and Games

An appreciation of children’s books.

Reporting and Conflict Avoidance

When conflict avoidance only generates more conflict.

Friday Fragments

Intellectual diversity, admissions by lottery and a thank-you note.

Some Personal News

Excited to start a new role.

Restrictive Majors

When demand for seats outstrips supply at an open-admissions institution.

Air Travel and Ground Rules

When individually rational strategies are cumulatively destructive.