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Hugo 2016 wrap-up

Here are the winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards | The Verge Thrilled that my top picks (or #2 pick, in one case) in the major categories for the Hugo were awarded top honors yesterday. Especially thrilled that good writing came out on top, from a variety of perspectives and […]

Why I mentor

As an exercise to wrap up the training this week, I’m supposed to draft my personal mission statement / elevator speech explanation of why I mentor at WGU. I’m an educator. It’s what I do. It’s what I am. When I was a kid, I used to pretend sometimes that […]

When the levee breaks

Sometimes all the crappy stuff kind of hits at once. I’ve noticed this. Life has a rhythm; sometimes the drummer setting the beat is Sorrow or Calamity or Hardship. My train of thinking today has been all over the place. It started actually with feeling all the things rather than […]