environmentalism

On Thanksgiving and giving thanks for women’s art (part 2 of 3)

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The plot thickens… (more…)

On the naming of things

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Once upon a time, there was a knight called Sir Topiass who turned into a tree… and then into something else…

On Saturday, the Obrienaternal household paid one of its occasional visits to the VanDusen Botanical Gardens, one of Vancouver’s vegetative delights, for some leisurely herboriser. (more…)

Credo (2): Mashup remix: #4wordpedagogy + #UBC100


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Credo for universal lifelong higher education (1)

This post is essentially a statement of teaching philosophy, as academic outreach, most of which originally appeared as Tweets. It is also a contribution to #UBC100. I do not have much to give. I am not financially wealthy. But I can offer other riches—as can any faculty and many other members of the universitas that is the university community—riches beyond a banker’s wildest dreams or a property magnate’s most far-sighted imaginative speculations.

A statement of teaching philosophy, then.

Or: what is the point of it all?

Or: why am I here?

Or: why are we all here?

Or indeed: why am I?
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This might be the shortest post on this blog, ever

Status update for the foreseeable future:

Marking.

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More news on noise pollution

New hydrophones monitor ship noise in Salish Sea (Globalnews.ca today):

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On potential for the rake’s progress

and maybe some reiki too.

[Draft prequel, from March, to the previous post from earlier today.]

PRACTICAL POSITIVE POSSIBLE LOCAL INNOVATION, “FROM HERE” (more…)