Retail Envy

There’s a point in every adjunct’s life when she or he gets retail envy. I don’t know this to be true, but I know I’m not the only one. It’s not that I really think retail workers have it better than me, although some do. For example, if you’ve ever visited a Container Store, notice … More Retail Envy

Friday

Fridays are my days off. My days to work from home. On Fridays, I relax, catch up on grading, work on projects from my freelance employment if I have any. I also use Fridays to work on a course I’m developing for my CC (paid by an internal grant, which is great). Some Fridays are … More Friday

Dysfunction Junction: Adjunction

“In a dysfunctional situation, first you lose your curiosity, which turns off your receptivity, and that short-circuits your passion.” -Jeff Vandermeer, Wonderbook Here we have the three stages of the adjunct “career.” I put the word career in quotes because working as an adjunct professor is not – in the literal sense – a career, but is actually … More Dysfunction Junction: Adjunction