Archive for January, 2008

More on Eating

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

I made low-fat vegetarian lasagna this evening with lots of spinach, carrots, asparagus and mushrooms crammed into the mix. Wonder of wonders, youngest pronounced it delicious.
This is the child who, until recently, consumed only rice, bread, chicken, cheese, pudding, milk and applesauce.
I couldn’t be happier!

Eating Away at My Time

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

This term I actually have the luxury of a non-teaching day that isn’t Friday. (Fridays don’t count as non-teaching days for the purpose of getting research accomplished since Fridays are meeting days for both the department and the big, university-wide committee on which I sit.)
Theoretically, Mondays are now my research day during which I can […]

Cliopatria Winners!

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Check out the cracker-jack listing over at History News Network. I was privileged to help judge in two of the categories and I’m sincere when I say it was a privilege.
Writing for the internet is not an easy skill (particularly for academics as we tend to be long-winded). To see so many blogs that do […]

Invisible Work

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Following on from yesterday’s post, I finished the WebCT site for my senior seminar. Both of the courses I’m teaching this term are pretty complete on WebCT (I just have to review all the rest of my Powerpoints for the 1st year class, tweak or completely revise them to match the changes I’ve made to […]

This Saves Us Time?

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Okay, now that marking is complete for last term, I’m working away on preps for this term. There’s yet another course I’m teaching that I haven’t had a WebCT component for previously (Western Civilization, French Revolution to Present), so I’m spending lots of time and energy getting that organized: setting up the Help Area, creating […]