Lone Shack Nestled in Appalachian Mountains at White River Junction VT across Connecticut River from Hanover NH As the shops and stores in Hanover get ready for the holidays, I am excited for my first winter in New England. I suspect the graciousness and generosity that sustain this community will overflow. It’s already touched
What a great day and what a great birthday! Students in my Digital Media, Cultures, and Societies class gave it a head start when they sang Happy Birthday on Thursday and brought donuts to class from Lou’s Bakery. So thoughtful and sweet. I ran into my student Chris downtown Hanover on Friday afternoon and he
The media has begun its circus criminalization act for what will pan out to be the Ebola pandemic in the US. Holding authorities accountable is an important task of the Fourth Estate; granted it helps the profit-driven entity perpetually churn the who’s-to-blame machine for its bottomless pockets. Carelessness, negligence, mismanagement, public relations, propaganda, damage control.
I’m looking forward to teaching my courses at Dartmouth College this academic year. Today is our first day of classes. My course for Fall 2014 is an expository writing course with topics in Digital Media, Cultures, and Societies. It’s going to be a great adventure working with the Class of ’18 to help guide and
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