Priorities

I traveled by train to Washington, D.C., mid-week this week for work. Union Station in D.C. is under construction, but it is still a beautiful building. On Thursday, I had some time to spend before catching my train home, so I wandered around the buildings near Union...

Teaching Philosophy

As academics we have to write this thing called a “teaching philosophy statement” to send off with job applications. The initials of such a document are quite funny (TPS), and many authors of TPSs view them as a waste of time. Surely no one reads them,...