Category Archives: help

What I get for helping a student

Today’s Perfect Moment comes courtesy of a student of mine and her request for some help after class. When my morning class was finished, one of my students asked me to take a look at her writing. I would normally … Continue reading

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Well Done Everyone

It was a great surprise to me, but perhaps not to most of you,  but yesterday’s post on editing and errors generated a lot of great comments.  I had believed that I alone had the inability to easily spot and correct … Continue reading

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The Grocery Store Samaritan

With this last dinner, I guess Christmas has come to a close. However, I would like to relate a story about a family member to illustrate that the Christmas spirit is not dead. My aunt was out shopping for some … Continue reading

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Helping a Student

Today’s Perfect Moment is about finding common ground with my new students.  I think, sometimes, my teaching is more effective when I share a common interest with a student, or at least have some knowledge I can impart on them. … Continue reading

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Helping a Senior Netizen

Today’s Perfect Moment is helping my Mom overcome a technical hurdle. Her internet wasn’t working and through dogged perseverance, I was able to make it work again.  Facebook is once again accessible for a senior netizen. In my fantasy world, … Continue reading

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My Own Beer Sherpa

It isn’t every day that I get my own beer Sherpa.

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She Would Accept a Smile

Walking from A to B and then back to A can give you two different perspectives. All the places that were on the right on the trip out would be on the left for the trip back.  You would see … Continue reading

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Camera Questions

Once again, I am appealing to readers and friends of readers (please pass this plea along to anyone who could help me). I am planning a trip in the near future to Vietnam and was wondering about cameras.  I want … Continue reading

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In Need of Recommendations

Last Thursday I wandered around the library, somewhat aimlessly.  I was there to pick up a book I put on hold and I am now reading titled “Everyone Behaves Badly”.  Every other book I had intended to pick up was either … Continue reading

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A Question

I am appealing to all of you fit people who read my blog (or find it by way of lucky accident).  I would like some advice about nutrition for my longer cycling rides. Currently I am using the hammer line … Continue reading

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