Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Friday, August 16, 2013


in·ter·mit·tent Pronunciation: \-ˈmi-tənt\
Function: adjective
Etymology: Latin intermittent-, intermittens, present participle of intermittere
Date: 1601 : coming and going at intervals : not continuous ; also : occasional — in·ter·mit·tent·ly adverb 
Source: Mirriam-Webster Online Dictionary http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Intermittent Retrieved 2 December 2010

I know some of you are back in class. The rest of you are preparing for classes.

Please don't hate me for taking a vacation. For over 60 years, I started the school year around Labor Day. Now I get to visit some of my favorite places as fall begins.

So, while I'm hiking in the Rockies and trying to steer clear of bears fattening themselves up for winter, I'll be thinking of you once in a while, but I might not be scanning my usual dozen newspapers for relevant headlines, and I won't be posting things here every day.

Cascade Canyon

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Carry on the fight against ignorance.

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