Archive | December, 2011

T’was the Week After Christmas

Twas the week after Christmas, when all through the halls Not a student was stirring – they’d gone out to the malls The professors were all doing their research with care In hopes that peer review would be gentle and fair. The servers were whirring all snug on the cloud While theorists muttered their equations […]

The Twenty-Four Hour Work Day (while on vacation)

I’m currently sort of on vacation. I say “sort of” because modern day technology and society combine to really makes it impossible for many of us to be totally off work, totally away for a couple of days, and totally removed from instantaneous communications. Everyday of this trip, either my husband, or I, or both […]