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Adjunct Teaching

How is it that Adjunct teaching includes so little money & so much responsibility? How it it that college students feel able to disrespect their classmates & the lecturer in the room?

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Best Day is a Day writing & discussing the world!

Tomorrow I am teaching adults ‘Creative Writing’.  It was a fluke that I was asked to do so.  I went to a newly developed condo complex just outside of Boston and was glad to tour and see about space and … Continue reading

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Who Knew

Who Knew?     And so, after spending the weekend with her childhood friend, and as she kept company with her in the garage, Meg smoked her fifth cigarette of the morning and Jackie paced the smoked filled space, listening to … Continue reading

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Going Home-

I am not a fan of ‘forced’ holidays and the connecting with family, when perhaps, no-mostly I’m not in the frame of mind to be with them.  I have, in the past, gone as far as getting tix for my … Continue reading

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Bordeaux – a Bit More –

Bordeaux, evening & I found a decent & busy cafe – facing the Arch at Gambetta in the historic part of the city – the old city. Watching, while waiting for my glass of wine. A couple sits nearby; she … Continue reading

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Bordeaux. Sunday, July 10, 2018 #jkcosmos

My room is more comfortable – air- ahhhh.  I have zero clue on what  to do or see here.  Did not do much “due diligence” and am having a late start – going to the river – but really need … Continue reading

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Paris – June 8, 2018 #jkcosmos

Jardin – Lovely, petit dejeuner – long walk to gardens – photos & more.  Changed money; dollars to euros and young, Indian fellow – so pleasant- complimented my limited French.  Haha!  Wonder if he says that to everyone.  Pleasant enough. … Continue reading

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Irish Pub in Aix Provence

June. World Cup – futbol on flatscreens everywhere. No ones paying attention. What? I am. Guys, smoking & talking, not once glancing at the game. What’s going on with the French? Amazingly blaze & oh so cool. Wonder if the … Continue reading

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MFA Boston. Pastels

Having just returned from France, visiting this Boston exhibit would be a bit of culture shift. One thing so evident, Americans are loud. Very! In France, people us a hushed, lower voice to speak with each other. So, yikes, people … Continue reading

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