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Don’t Keep Up With the Joneses

Posted by: bwalters on: January 24, 2012

Everyone’s “favorite” encyclopedia provides the following definition for “Keeping up with the Joneses” : “an idiom in many parts of the English-speaking world referring to the comparison to one’s neighbor as a benchmark for social caste or the accumulation of material goods. To fail to ‘keep up with the Joneses’ is perceived as demonstrating socio-economic or cultural inferiority.” So what does […]

2011 in Review

Posted by: tyonce on: January 3, 2012

It’s been a busy, full year. Usually, I assess what I’ve done (and haven’t managed to get done) at the end of the academic year; as a college professor, my concept of a “year” goes from August to May. However, it probably isn’t a bad idea to perform a mid-year check-up. While it’s easy to […]

Expression and Enjoyment

Posted by: jdunnavant on: November 10, 2011

Today was a gray, wet, windy, chilly day. It was miserable, and as someone who’s lived through lots of winters in Nashville, I know that it’s likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. The traffic was heavy and all the stoplights were red. And I was clumsy all day–I dropped 130 graded tests on […]


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