Do I feel icky mentioning that I have a Ko-Fi account? Yes, I do. I will note that it can be found at Right now it shows an “arbitrary target” in the goal area. Every little bit helps defray costs. Ashtabula County is in the bottom third of the state in terms of average annual income and we won’t go into what side of the line I fall on.

This is one of the many reasons why it feels like two different worlds when I travel to Erie to teach. In terms of socioeconomic standing it truly is a different world in each area. It gets disconcerting at times.