… and watch “Do the Right Thing” for free on all streaming platforms until June 29. The Spike Lee joint is a favorite movie of mine and the message behind it has endured and is particularly applicable in today’s cultural climate. “It’s gonna be hot today” is one of the first lines delivered by Mookie. […]Read more "Do the Right Thing"
keeps the doctor away. As we are in the midst of this historic pandemic that has changed our lives, I reflected on one of my 2020 New Year’s Resolutions. I had a goal of writing 1,000 words per day, but like a lot of plans and goals made for this year, it has not gone […]Read more "A Blog A Day …"
Happy Father’s Day! My “new normal” Father’s Day included a pretty regular one-hour, 45-minute trip down to Janesville, Wisconsin to visit my parents today to talk about memories, discuss current events in politics and reminisce about watching Chicago Cubs baseball. Tuning in to WGN-TV or ABC-4 for a Sunday afternoon matinee had become a Father’s […]Read more "Happy Father’s Day!"
In college, some friends of mine started a Facebook group called ‘I Take Pride in Minor Accomplishments’ so here’s a look at what I’ve done this year. I’m just being silly with the title, I know I had a good year and 2020 is going to be better. Settled into new position at UW […]Read more "I Take Pride in Minor Accomplishments: Top 19 Highlights from 2019"
In light of President Obama sharing his favorite books of 2019, the second New Year’s Resolution I want to share is that I want to read one book per week. Ever since graduating from college, I have not read for leisure as much as I should so I want to remedy that by taking down […]Read more "Resolution Rundown #2"
Well, here I am again … back with New Year’s Resolutions for 2020. Leadingup to the turn of the decade, I will take a look at what I have in store. I know New Year’s Resolutions are cliché and have become the butt of manyjokes as of late, but I think it’s as good of […]Read more "Resolution Rundown"
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Fire and Emergency Response Management graduate Tim Whitham, MS, EFO is teaching a pair of Core Education courses at Fire-Rescue International, the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Conference and Expo, this weekend (Aug. 7-10, 2019) in Atlanta. Whitham has been the Fire Chief in Edwardsville, Kan., since 2015 and also serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member in the College […]Read more "Worldwide Impact: Tim Whitham, MS, EFO"
2018 New Year’s Resolutions Be Consistent Think Positive Become More Mentally Tough Read 50 Pages Per Day Write 1,000 Words Per Day Lose 100 Pounds Track Everything on Weight Watchers Work Out Five Times Week 10,000 Steps Every Day No SodaRead more "New Year’s Resolutions"
Mr. Alonza lifted open his eyes after a recreational night of imbibing, the assortment of black lashes fluttering over his pupils. A tablespoon of apple cider vinegar pierced through his veins like the sporadic memories from the previous evening clouding his conscious with self-doubt and regret: an awkward and unsuccessful courtship attempt when Tonya Herlowitz […]Read more "Writing Prompt: Tablespoon / Misapplication / Projectile"
Dr. Gregory Mosby delves into astronomy’s most pressing questions. The lead author of five abstracts found in the Space Astrophysics/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS). A contributor to seven other projects, including the Robert Stobie Spectrograph-Near Infrared (RSS-NIR) of the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT). An EAGLE Middle School Science Mentor Program Astronomy Mentor as […]Read more "Studying with the Stars"