Monthly Archives: November 2017

Stop Trying to Have a Perfect Christmas

The way we celebrate Christmas reveals a great deal about us. Our society is celebrating in a huge way and we get swept along with the hysteria.  Somewhere along the way, we realize the radical commercial nature of what is going on … Continue reading

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You Should Take Latin

“You should take Latin.” I bombard every student I meet on campus with this phrase. So much so that normally students see me coming and instead of running away turn to meet me and see how long it takes for … Continue reading

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I hate the metric system

I know the title probably upset all my friends who are either European, or scientific, or of the forward thinking academic persuasion.  But I do…I hate the metric system.  Maybe not with the burning fire of a thousand white hot … Continue reading

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