Friday, January 13, 2012

What Do You Want To Know About College Students?

Next week, as I normally do at the beginning of the semester, I will survey my big lecture class, asking students about their attitudes toward political figures and the policy issues of the day. I will also ask them for the Super Bowl predictions, to recommend one song I should download, what they think of the current plot thread on Parks and Rec...all sorts of stuff like that.

What else should I ask them?


Monday, January 09, 2012

Two Dogs Lying Down

One of the real joys of working at home is that Cameron and Blue are always underfoot. In Blue's case, this is often literally true, as she likes to curl up under my feet while I am typing away. This is especially welcome in the winter time, when my feet tend to get all cold. Natural space heater, baby!

And then there was this scene the other day. Classic...