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"It's not the honors and the prizes and the fancy outsides of life which ultimately nourish our souls. It's the knowing that we can be trusted, that we never have to fear the truth, that the bedrock of our very being is good stuff." (Fred Rogers)
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philosophymom: Hugh Laurie as Bertie Wooster, looking a bit gobsmacked (bertie)
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 09:41 am
(Crossposted from LiveJournal)

I definitely owe an update to anyone who sent positive energy in my direction after I posted about my latest crisis. Last Thursday, I talked to the guy who's one step up from the Schedule Maker at College #1, and he expressed much sympathy -- not just the feelings kind, but the moral kind -- for me, as well as some embarrassment on behalf of the college for implementing changes so cavalierly. There didn't seem to be much he could do to help save my employment status, but he said he'd try something ...

and it worked, whatever it was. I am good for Fall: it's a slightly reduced course load, but at least it's scheduled for days on which I am actually available to teach it. So I shall not be immediately cast into the streets. ;-)

Thanks to any and all for their prayers and/or good wishes.
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philosophymom: everyone's favorite evil inventor (doofenschmirtz)
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 11:14 pm
(Crossposted from LiveJournal)

New 'Daybook' )
 
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