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Good Morning Valdosta! “That our flag was still there …”

Well, I’m sitting at the kitchen table on an imposed and mandatory vacation! Yes, I live in Valdosta, that hotbed of political unrest (hee hee)! The campus at my workplace, Valdosta State University, is shut down and classes have been … Continue reading

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Storm Warning …

Good afternoon! Hunkered down in the middle of a severe storm! Lots of rain, thunder, lightning, etc. Looking out the French doors to the back yard – pool filling up! Yikes! I hope I don’t have to brave the storm … Continue reading

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Academia Update

Good morning! There’s lots of stuff going on at the university (that’s Valdosta State University)! After some negotiations, I have decided to delay retirement and “re-up” for another year as a tenured, full professor. I will continue to split my … Continue reading

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STT Part 2

Upon awaking Saturday morning, I realized that I was developing a full-blown head cold (yuck!). Also, it was chilly and windy. So, trying to maintain a positive attitude, I headed for Lenny’s restaurant and a traditional Pennsylvania breakfast. That part … Continue reading

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The Spring Training Travelogue …

Late night blogging from the hotel in Clearwater after watching the two elite eight basketball games. So, away we go: Friday morning, 7:30 am On the road, I75 south all the way to Clearwater. The forecast called for 80% chance … Continue reading

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Spring Break and more …

Greetings and happy Spring Break! Obviously we made it back to Valdosta. The Honors Conference in Greenville, SC was great and the evenings we spent wandering about the downtown area were wonderful. Many small cities could learn a lot from … Continue reading

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A wet night in Greenville …

Late night blogging from Greenville, SC! I’m here with colleagues Mike Savoie and Garner Rogers as well as six honor students who will be presenting at the conference. It was a long, wet drive through Macon, Atlanta, finally arriving in … Continue reading

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Erin go bragh …

Happy St. Paddy’s Day! For the past three springs I’ve spent this day at Bright House Field in Clearwater watching the Phillies try to tune up for the oncoming season. Due to a change in the university’s calendar, this year … Continue reading

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In Progress …

Saturday dawns wet, but warm. I’ve started fleshing out the pages of this new site. Unfortunately, when I moved from Go Daddy to here, I neglected to save my page information – so it’s start all over time! Tedious, but … Continue reading

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Relaunch …

As blogging season peeks around the corner, I felt it was time to spring clean my various operations. This isn’t the official relaunch yet, just the exhibition season as it were. As I plod (or re-plod) through the vagaries of … Continue reading

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