Tag Archives: Under the Radar

Struggling and Straggling

I’m struggling this week. We’re four weeks into the semester, which means I’m grading papers, which I loathe. I want to just assume that my lectures are so brilliantly inspiring that all my students will breeze through all the assignments, … Continue reading

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Opus

Not that one, though I love him so. I grew up with Bloom County. And playing the cello. The musical opus…¬†a musical composition or set of compositions usually numbered in the order of its issue according to Merriam-Webster. Or maybe¬†symphony … Continue reading

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The Same Mistakes

Skip down to ROW80 with me! I’m a teacher. Other than being a mom, that’s my day-job. Over the past thirty years, I’ve taught a number of subjects. My first experience at teaching came at age twelve when I started … Continue reading

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Sexuality and Diversity

When did Hollywood stop giving new television shows a chance to breathe and gain an audience before killing them after only a few episodes? I understand they need to make money, but their first priority should be to make a … Continue reading

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Pshaw!

In the middle of a twittersation a year or so ago, one writer friend asked “What do you call a girl who ditches her Prom to go have sex?” Another writer friend answered “Normal?” Although she was joking, she and … Continue reading

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Almost Done

One week to go! I’m glad I went back to teaching this semester. It’s a job I really enjoy. But the first semester back always takes ten times the effort as I had to adapt to new software that the … Continue reading

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We Want It All and We Want It Now

In my early twenties I perused a book offering advice to young people like me, just starting out on our own lives. I don’t remember the title or author, but one particular concept struck me as being very true. I … Continue reading

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TRDC Pride

Normally I would put stories from The Red Dress Club prompts on Under Loch and Key, but that part of the blog is fiction, and this week’s prompt is definitely not. Okay, here’s your chance. For this week’s RemembeRED prompt, … Continue reading

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