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Category Archive for 'Learning and Education'

Is there any form of writing more dense, jargon-filled and hard to figure out than academic writing?  Technical manuals poorly translated into English are probably easier to read than many of the textbooks currently lining my bookshelf.  It’s a shame, because I have spent hundreds of dollars on these books in order to learn something […]

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This post  is from my more “academic” blog, which I have called http://rrucatherinenovak.wordpress.com.  It’s not so academic tonight, so I’m going to post it here, too. ************************************************************************************* Let’s be perfectly clear here.  I have drawn the line under my work as of my last post, and this one does not count for any self-evaluation except […]

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Yesterday I rode my bike out to the Royal Roads campus.  It took about 40 minutes from my place in Vic West, at a pace that made me breathe hard and sweat, even though the cycling enthusiasts with their street bikes and jerseys still passed me at a good clip. I’ve got an “entry-level” (aka […]

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