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Wed, 19 Dec 2007 13:17:58 +0000http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2007/12/18/are-children-good-for-your-academic-career/#comment-5188Periodically I will stand before class in my red-and-gray striped sweater and weathered fedora, spread my arms, and inform my students “You are all my children now.” Alas, they seem to find it reassuring, though I mean it in an Elm Street kind of way.
Tue, 18 Dec 2007 20:10:32 +0000http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2007/12/18/are-children-good-for-your-academic-career/#comment-5175Yes, that may have been off-message for the holidays . . . but, then again, Every. Single. One. of. Us. is sick this week with something that seems to have come from pre-school. (Which he only attends 2 days a week! For 3 hours!)
Tue, 18 Dec 2007 16:19:42 +0000http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2007/12/18/are-children-good-for-your-academic-career/#comment-5172I think you may have just devised my new motto for rude relatives who make comments about the ticking of my biological clock: “Children: An Excellent Vector for Disease.”