Working at Home

There is this part of working at home that some of my students don't really get. There's that word "working". (My real question is, how can I be so irritated with my students even when I don't see them?) One girl has had homework to do since April 2nd. I've sent her four emails and... Continue Reading →


Flossie is the name of a cow in a US cartoon strip in the 1930's. She was famously clothed at some point because censors thought that udders were too suggestive. Suggestive of what, of course, is up for discussion. Cheese? The name "Flossie" sounds so odd to me. I don't know where it came from.... Continue Reading →

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