Archive for September, 2007

Win Some, Lose Some

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

I scared off three students from the Later Medieval survey. Go me! The seminar seems to be standing even at 21 or 22 (depending on to whom I talk).
Of course, I added several to the Early Modern British course so we’re actually slightly deeper in the hole.
21 + 98 + 79 = too many students, […]

101 and Counting

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

I only wish it were 101 Dalmatians. No, to my sorrow, my late medieval survey has now jumped the shark surpassed that mental enrollment barrier: it actually seems to be racheting up in numbers as I watch.
I’ve taught larger classes before (one memorable year with Western Civ). But at least then I had a […]

Let There Be Penguins

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

Youngest’s room is finally complete! Today I put up the wallpaper border to complete the decor: emperor penguins from the Penguin Place.
Thanks go to eldest for assisting with the wallpaper application. She’s in good shape for assisting on her own room’s decoration just as soon as she settles on the border of her choice.