August 6th, 2021

RIP Frank Mitchell

My sweet brother died 7 years ago today. I still miss him. He will always be with me. Here’s something I wrote the morning he died: I normally wake up at 3:15 a.m. on weekdays for morning radio. On Wednesday morning, the phone rang at 2 a.m. That’s never a good thing.  It was my niece.  She told me my

July 7th, 2021

The Next Steps

On a personal note–and everything about this blog is personal–I have been accepted into the non-degree program for graduate students at UGA. The plan is to take a few of the courses I would like to teach and then doing some adjunct professor work or guest lecturing. Since I’m going to be 62 in August, I can take the courses

May 19th, 2021

By Georgia, I Think I Did It!

Last Friday, I was conferred a Master of Arts from the University of Georgia in Political Science. My final paper was on Women’s Electoral Success in the GOP. I worked on this paper in different forms for 5 years. It does not normally take 5 years to finish an advanced degree, but I was working, changing jobs and recovering for