Going Postal

Margaret had to stop by the Post Office™ (not the same as the US Postal Service) to pick up a package this evening, which turns out to have been a learning moment. I did not even know that Postal Pat had a theme song, but now I can’t get “Postal Pat, Postal Pat, Postal Pat…

Off To Edinburgh

I had wanted to affirm Madhavi’s and Margaret’s sense that I should cook up something new for today’s seminar, but this was not the fortnight in which I had time to refine my presentation. They’ll get my “Magritte, Krazy Kat, and Biblical Interpretation” talk, and some other time I’ll pound “Code Talking” into shape.  …

Bullet Time

I’m not Neo, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t have a succession of obligations this week whizzing at me like the missiles in The Matrix. Missing one day of a busy week for travel will do that, I guess. This week I must prepare two course proposals for next year (for our new-style taught…

Whoosh!

It’s been a very full week or so. My medical tests showed nothing of particular interest (an uninterestingness with which I’m very comfortable); I’ve been interviewing colleagues from around the University for my .2-time responsibilities to the Learning and Teaching Centre, celebrating All Hallows Eve at the Palais Faucher-King, going to meetings about our taught…