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Tag Archives: college
The Great Blizzard of 1978
Forty years ago today, I thought the end was near. I found myself confronted by a pack of snarling, howling, wild animals; a metal mesh gate the only thing separating me from certain disembowelment. I had armed myself, but doubted … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged Blizzard of 1978, cafeteria, college, humor, life, Lord Of The Flies, musings 49 Comments
Orange and Blue: Game Day
We saw the first one after we got on the highway, when still 2 hours away. The car passed us going 70. Their blue flag flapped crisply behind them. It was a little sun faded, the orange letter “I” not as … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged college, football, game day, humor, Illini, life, musings, postaweek2011, University of Illinois 20 Comments
When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again…Hurrah?
When your kids go away to college, they enter the Grownup Twilight Zone. They enjoy most of the privileges of adulthood, with few of the responsibilities. (One doesn’t count the minimal coursework required to keep one’s academic head above water.) … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged adult responsibility, children, college, curfew, family, freshmen, humor, kids going off to school, musings, postaweek2011 35 Comments