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A “Revisited” blog post indicates that I reread the original and used AI-assisted tools (e.g., Grammarly) to improve grammar and word choice.

Published on: May 11, 2019, the day of my last commencement ceremony at Carroll.

  1. You are still THERE? Yes, for the moment still at my first full-time job. It is 7:07 a.m. I am sitting in the office on Saturday, May 11, 2019, moving furniture to ensure I don’t leave behind any secret stuff. Eeew. I just discovered a treasure in the microwave from a long time ago. Remember to join the Commencement platform party for breakfast at President Gnadinger’s house at 8:30. It will be nice to reconnect with alumnus (Class of 1992) Alfonso Morales, Milwaukee’s police chief there. It looks like a beautiful day for a 10:30 Saturday outdoor graduation.
  2. Are you OK? I received that text message the other day from a dear staff friend concerned that I might be why the EMT staff were rushing to Rankin Hall. To the best of my knowledge, I am OK for a 70-year-old. Students have kept me young(er). I shall deeply miss the joy they have given me.
  3. What will you DO?

            a) attempt to find all my missing gloves and socks.

            b) establish new habits

            c) unpack 41 years of academic staff

            d) finish some writing projects (100 blog drafts with a particular interest in my

                focusing on brain health and Internet learning tools

            e) take (or create) some courses

            f) become more involved in service activities (e.g., the Humane Society)

            g) take more advantage of memberships in Historical Societies

            h) play

           i) Catch up on a backload of about 20 books I recently bought

           j) read the New Yorker cover to cover BEFORE new issues arrive

          i)  Reflect upon this advice of Darrell Bracken, Head of Logitech