Fantastic post from mama phd on insidehighered, Dear God what about the men.
The always fraught issue of housework, with comments showing various deals people have worked out. From Offbeat Home. Related: wandering scientist discusses the concept of buying time. We are huge fans of the concept.
There were some serious fights this week among academics about adjuncting and what that all means. Despite our post On Definitions coming out the same day as the original from Tenured Radical (which conflated part-time adjuncting with visiting professor positions), we opted to stay out of that fray (we like to keep our drama levels at a certain height and had already met our allotment for the week). We did enjoy reassigned time’s contemplation about why all the discussion on her blog is polite. I think we will fail to link to all the related posts whether vitriolic or not. Well, except this one from Spanish prof trying to get some blog comments. Head over there and say hi.
Historiann had a series on the US education system that are well worth reading. Here’s one of the posts.
Grace is writing a new budget. Give her some encouragement!
The Simple Dog “is definitely not the type of animal that would thrive in the wild.” I still don’t understand why people have dogs, but this is, as always, hilarious. New from hyperbole and a half!
Wow… nightmare students and their moms from fumbling through chaos. I can’t wait for part II!