Who am I?


“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu

The road trip is supposed to be just as much fun as when you actually get there.  So whether it's walking to campus or flying to Berlin, I try to take in & enjoy whatever happens on the way, too.

(Picture from the wall of World Market, San Francisco)


“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” – Chinese proverb

The genius of Dutch engineering, and how they harnessed the atmosphere to strengthen their society, should be one of the wonders of the scientific world.  I suppose, in the current condition of America, the proverb above has become a political statement, too.

(Picture from Kinderdijk, Netherlands)


"And now, dear Lord, I cannot wait, Because I have a luncheon date." – John Betjeman

I go out to lunch. A lot. That's all I was aiming for with this quote.  :)  Oh, and I think St. Pancras Station is one of the most beautiful, romantic places in Europe.  The "Meeting Place" statue in the background suggests I'm not the only one.

(Picture from St. Pancras International Station, London)


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And before moving to Bloomington, I worked in Boulder, Colorado at:


Page updated on August 1st, 2023

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This site is essentially just a landing page for the course during registration. After the semester begins, we will use Canvas as our resource area.

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