Nearly a month has gone by without any new posts, despite my recent statements about blogging in earnest. I'm finding that teaching writing classes not only involves lots of time grading papers but also focuses my interest on writing. I'm actually writing a lot in various journals and notebooks, but not focusing in the short run on material I want to post here. We'll see what develops. Let's just say, my cessation of blogging is not due to deterioration of my health. I might be back soon. It probably depends on how spring unfolds - wildflowers, lizards, interesting insects, etc., usually fire me up and prompt me to keep my camera batteries charged.
I have been teaching since 1965 and have recently joined the English Department as an Associate Faculty member at Feather River College. Recently taught Nature Literature in America and am currently teaching Interpersonal Communication and Basic Reading and Writing.
and Hyacinths, all breaking through as if it were spring. A cloudy, drizzly day made for nice color rendition.
On a brief drive around town to do errands, I couldn't resist bringing the camera and recording a bit of evidence that spring is here.
Even if we get some snow in the next month or two, these flowers are all survivors and will not be particularly phased. With this damp weather, the mosses and lichens have brightened up considerably this past week, and I'll be doing some sketching and photographing of them soon.