Are we really stuck at home? Is there a place we can go to have a meal or enjoy a beverage that doesn’t put us at risk? One of the many local businesses that is working hard to keep their patrons safe is Bellefonte’s new Axemann Brewery.
I’ve stepped away from my keyboard for a few months, partly as I adjusted to the new challenges of teaching online and partly because 2020 has been such a challenging year.
For the first time in 28 years, I am not starting the academic year in a classroom. Today is the first day of the 2020-2021 academic year and I will be at home. No stacks of syllabi to distribute on the first day. No new outfit or bag to carry my stuff to class. No excited early arrival at work to o
Somewhere deep in my personnel file at Penn State, is the date of August 5, 2020. That’s the day I hit 25 years. In just a few days, I will celebrate working at Penn State University for a quarter of a century. It’s actually 28 years, but who’s counting?
This is definitely grief, regardless of how it fits into the tidy boxes or stages. We as a society are grieving. The future holds so many questions and unknowns. We long for the days when getting together with friends or a hug was something we took for granted. Each of us, on our own path, will resp
I reached out to my social media network in a totally non-scientific way to ask about the lessons learned for each of us in our unique situations. It turns out good, some not-so-good and some downright funny has come from this landmark time in history.