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March 27, 2011
Ben left on my birthday for his band's trip to England. I had expected to feel desolate and anxious, and I won't deny that those feelings were (and are) in the mix. But I have also been excited for him, and I've managed not to even think about him for hours (well, minutes) at a time.
March 27, 2011
There are several technology-related/specific sessions at this year's ACPA Annual Convention. I've searched through the schedule to find sessions that I hope to attend:Monday
March 27, 2011
Consolidation is an extremely dynamic topic of conversation at this year's ACPA Annual Convention. Attendees are actively participating and engaging via the #NASPACPA and/or #ACPA11 backchannels.
March 25, 2011
I was speaking to a student who had a recycling complaint. His concern was that he could walk pretty much the length of campus and not see a recycling container for his disposable water bottle.So I went over some of the reasons that the vast majority of bottle recycling containers are inside:
March 24, 2011
I read somewhere a few years ago (maybe in Pink's Free Agent Nation, maybe somewhere else), that many jobs would soon resemble movie industry jobs. None of us would work for a single employer. Just as the studio system is dead in Hollywood (except perhaps at Disney), the time when actors and directors worked for a salary and made the movies the studio bosses chose, soon the "salary model" would also be a memory.
March 24, 2011
The Girl was terribly upset last night. I asked her why.TG: The entire first grade had to miss recess!DD: Why?TG: Because some girls were forming clubs to keep other girls out.DD: Did you?TG: Daddy, no! That would be mean!DD: That’s true.TG: So how come I got punished, too? How come they punish the good kids too?Honestly, I’ve wondered the same thing. Here’s how I answered it in the moment.
March 24, 2011
I’m currently in a class entitled Children, Desire and Fear; this is in addition to my Erotica Special Studies course. The two frequently overlap, and as the year has progressed, the entire cohort now knows that erotica is one of my research passions. I no longer hide behind the much safer interest in “cultural inscriptions on the body as text,” a la Susan Bordo.
March 24, 2011
The calendar says that last weekend was the official start of spring, but those of us who live in what is often called the “snow belt” of Ohio know that we can’t trust that the end of winter has arrived. However, last weekend offered us a glimpse of what we hope lies ahead in the next few months.
March 24, 2011
It's time for the 2011 ACPA Annual Convention. Get ready to "Be More in Baltimore." Starting on Saturday, thousands of student affairs practitioners will come together to share ideas, make connections, discuss the upcoming consolidation vote, and engage in massive amounts of professional networking.The folks at ACPA have really ramped up their technology/communications efforts this year. Here's a rundown of this year's relevant techie bits:

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