on turning 10

Yesterday was Anna’s tenth birthday. Double digits, another “order of magnitude” as we say in my business, another interesting milestone. Anna’s birth always strikes me, especially when there’s snow on…

sands of time

Recently, I’ve had lots of events — strange graphs, crying students, random memories — that should have spurred an entry with some lesson or moral, but no. So I went…

The Joy of Teaching

The Joy of Teaching, orI Want to Run Away and Be a Rock Star Adam JohnstonWeber State University Nye/Cortez Banquet 17 April 2003   I am tremendously honored to have…