On Wednesday, my daughters watched the female vice president of the United States get sworn in. The ceremonious events, that thanks to COVID and virtual learning I got to watch with my daughters, represented new possibilities. They represented hope that the future will not look like the past… or the present, which isn’t working for a lot […]
Never Forget, for Gen Z and Me
9/11 impacted me on a deeper level last year than it had in the past, thanks to my students. You might think that 18 years later the impact of an event like 9/11 would fade. Actually, I realized in reflection that the trajectory of my life shifted significantly because of that day. Last year, while […]
New Meanings to “Never Forget” 9/11 for Younger Generations…and Me
9/11 impacted me more this year than last, thanks to my students. You might think that 18 years later the impact of an event like 9/11 would fade. Actually, I realized in reflection this year that the trajectory of my life shifted significantly because of that day. As I was planning this semester’s coursework and […]
Ahh. The end of the world as we know it.
Over the past few years I have been doing some “light” reading on quantum physics in my “spare time.” I say it was light reading sarcastically; the content was so technical that I often had to re-read the same sentence several times to absorb its meaning. It was my “spare time” because I could rarely […]