West vs. East – Part IV – A New Hope

Photo by Lynnelle Richardson from Pexels I’m a hopeful person. I try to see the good in people and situations. But that has led me to being taken advantage of, to not seeing people clearly who were troubled or narcissistic, or worse. It means that I grate against cynics and half-glass-empty people. When I moved from San Diego,Continue reading “West vs. East – Part IV – A New Hope”

West vs. East – part 3 – Hostile Student

Photo by John-Mark Smith from Pexels I started teaching college English in 1986, as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of New Mexico. My world changed. I was a good teacher, inspired in my own scholarship and interests as I strove to do well for my students. I immediately embraced teaching as a lifetimeContinue reading “West vs. East – part 3 – Hostile Student”