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My COVID Times Diary: The triple-triple

My COVID Times Diary: The triple-triple No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. ~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec This will be a short post tonight, it’s a horribly sad post.  Almost ten months into the pandemic, even with vaccines being … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary: Hope and Death

My COVID Times Diary: Hope and Death We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Pale death beats equally at the … Continue reading

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It’s ok not to be alright

It’s ok not to be alright I had a phone call with a colleague the other day, we hadn’t talked in some time.  I asked her how she was doing, she started to answer and stopped.  Then she said, “I’m … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary: Here we go again!

My COVID Times Diary: Here we go again! Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. ~ George Satayana So here we go again, people haven’ learned, haven’t taken it seriously and the coronavirus has come roaring back.  … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary: Election Day

My COVID Times Diary: Election Day It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything. ~ Joseph Stalin I haven’t written a … Continue reading

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Work/Life Balance, A COVID Times update

During this extraordinary period of time in education it’s incredibly important not to lose a focus on keeping work/life balance. On this blog, the Ministry of Happiness, I’ve written pretty extensively about work/life balance. We often give great lip service … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – A day in the life

My COVID Times Diary – A day in the life We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation doesn’t liberate it oppresses. ~ Carl Jung So as I said in the first COVID Times Diary post that I did, … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – The Slow Motion Apocalypse

My COVID Times Diary – The Slow Motion Apocalypse The probability of apocalypse soon cannot be realistically estimated, but it is surely too high for any sane person to contemplate with equanimity.  ~ Noam Chomsky I’ve thought about the apocalypse … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – Good News

My COVID Times Diary – Good News           So tonight, I wanted to take a little twist on my normal COVID Times post.  It’s really easy for these posts to get negative, to reinforce the malaise … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – Do we get it now?

My COVID Times Diary – Do we get it now? Originally published July 20, 2020 When the coronavirus first struck the United States earlier this year, there was a large amount of incredulity from the President on down to the … Continue reading

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