Last year I made three resolutions, and I managed to keep one of them. I’m not at all embarrassed about not keeping the other two, because I have at least been thinking about them and was active with projects that will prove useful when I do complete those two remaining resolutions. I have developed four […]
Good course gone bad. But an effective lesson on empathy.
I’m not exactly what you’d call a “joyous” person. I appreciate things, I enjoy time off work, I take pride in a job well done, but I rarely feel a real sense of “joy.” This evening, however, I experienced an uncommon moment of being truly joyous. I saw my friend Oldie again.
On the first day of this year, I blogged about three resolutions for 2013: to redesign my website, blog at least twice each month, and develop an online course of my own. With just a little more than a month remaining in the year, I’m looking back to see how well I’ve managed to keep […]
Monday marks the last official day of the massive open online course (MOOC) “The Kennedy Half Century,” in which I’ve been enrolled for the past four weeks. The course, taught by Larry Sabato, has been, in a word, excellent. My last blog post talked about the engaging stories and tales of life experiences from the […]