I went on hiatus and forgot to tell you! What could I have been thinking?
Well, thank you, thank you, thank you for showing up anyway. In honor of my gratitutde to you and just gratitude in general because it is so important, click into this great, fun, uplifting piece on NPR. Listen to it. Maybe more than once. It is hysterically funny and inspirational, too.
I gave my last final exam tonight. I think it may be the last final exam I give for a decade, maybe ever. In honor of the occcasion (and because it was scheduled from six to eight p.m.) we had fresh, hot pizzas and a beautiful salad and pastries I bought in town today. A good time was had by all. Even the ones taking the test. How often can you say that?
It’s time to grade them tonight, and then to ponder who I’ll become now that I’m not Professor Self.
I think I’m headed back to the business world, in part because I am committed to issues of social justice and making a difference on the planet and I think if we’re going to do that on a significant scale businesses will have to provide the innovation and capital.
My younger self would be shocked to hear that. My how things change…