Friday marked my girls’ last day of school. Note the past tense: summer “officially” began in our house on May 18. An already-compressed school combined with a mild winter (and no snow days) mean that our children will be home during the day before our house is anywhere near ready for them. Other than that, […]
What’s on your summer reading list?
Just a brief post today, because Tom and I have been busy with other things. Perhaps because of my busy schedule, I’ve been thinking ahead to summer, when I will have more time for reading — or, at least, I imagine I’ll have more time. Two weeks ago, I shared my reading list focusing on how academics […]
Poll: How will you spend your summer?
As the final stragglers hold their commencements, student and faculty thoughts turn to summer. Later this week, the Midwest Faculty Conference begins at Cedar Campus. InterVarsity Faculty Ministry intentionally designed this conference to provide both intellectual engagement — this year’s main speaker is Ken Elzinga, and there will be seminars on Bach, Chesterton, and influencing […]
How are you preparing?
I liked Andrew’s comment on Friday so much, I decided to steal adapt it for a post. What are you doing to prepare for the school year? I’ll go first third. Like many InterVarsity staff, I’m spending the end of summer working on my annual plans, which includes reviewing our ESN survey to see what […]