Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins

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random bits

  • Don Lafontaine passed away on September 1st.  What a cool way to make a living.
  • Michigan football sucks, and Lions football really sucks.  Gonna be a long fall.  (At least I can root for Pittsburgh by marriage.)
  • Gasoline rose in price by 70 cents/gallon in a week ... 40 cents/gallon in two days.  Sigh.
  • Four year olds are silly sometimes.  We drove this afternoon to the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum so my son could have a playdate with his best friend from daycare.  They probably didn't spend 15 minutes together out of the 3 hours at the museum.
  • Boy, am I ready for the term to be over ...
  • Kongregate flash games are incredibly addictive in this particular mood of mine ...
  • I'm over seven months behind in reading my newspapers.  Why can't I just admit that I can't keep up and burn the whole stack of them and move on?

  • An open letter to my colleagues in academia

    Dear colleagues, This week, I had three different students visit my office hours (or "student hours", as the trendy schools are calling them these…

  • Perseverance

    In sixth grade, I was a student in Mrs. Fitzpatrick's class at Harrison Elementary School in Inkster, MI. One day, substantially into the year, we…

  • I miss harmony.

    (Warning, long, self-indulgent, emo post. Read on at your own risk.) Several years ago, as my patient family will attest, I fell into a YouTube…

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