Yes! Students do come to office hours.
Smoking on the Smoke-Free campus
The smoking on my officially smoke-free campus continues on the same corner. Some are Chartwell employees, some are not. I hear that employees were warned not to cluster at the grand entrance to Bear Boulevard on National Ave, but I sincerely doubt that the rest of that idea was to condone smoking a block into campus … Continue reading Smoking on the Smoke-Free campus
Fall, in the form of Pierre, waiting at the door.
I was at Bambinos this week and realized that the painting that from a distance looked like a child's drawing was really a Robert E. Smith painting of that very place--Bambino's Cafe. Very meta.
And there he sits, smoking on the smoke-free campus, right where I have to walk by and hold my breath so that the smoke doesn't trigger an asthma attack. Oh, well. That's what inhalers are for! I can always add two more blocks to the two that I added when construction on the new Visitor's … Continue reading Smoke-free campus?
Late summer blooms
One thing Project 365 does is ensure that at least one of the internal snapshots I take that may turn into poetry or other writing turns into an actual photo, ready to be used. To give scale, these plants are about seven feet tall, tall enough to block from view the wall the turns into … Continue reading Late summer blooms
Another glorious noontime at Missouri State, walking to Siceluff Hall--still hot, but beautiful.
I would not have tried this purposely, but it looks like Glass handles low-light fairly well. At the multiple birthdays party:
It's birthday week, with birthdays for myself, my colleague Mike Czyzniejewski (beloved husband of fellow poet Karen Craigo), and their eldest son, I promised to join in the revelry tonight. Here is a photo of both of Mike's books. His third book, I Will Love You for the Rest of My Life: Breakup Stories, comes out February 14, … Continue reading Birthday week
School starts and summer heats up
Google added some Auto-Awesome filtering to this photo and I think it captures the 100 degree-plus heat we have this week.