Tag Archive | Penn State Hershey

“Firing” Myself

A couple of weeks back I put a post about my consulting work with a lawyer in the area. Consider this a follow-up to that post, as well as an explanation of my relative quiet for a while (except for my post about the Chilean miners, I was gone for almost two weeks between my post on […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 5

This is part five in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here are links to Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Chapter two focuses on the renewing of our minds. (See Romans 12.2) Buchanan makes the point that nothing really […]

Sabbatical Status Update – 24 Sept 2010

I had a meeting this morning that signals the shift of focus on my sabbatical. Up to this point, I have been concentrating on the background information, reading, and preparation phase. I’ve read several journal articles about the type of analysis that we are trying to do. I’ve read the main report on the overall […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 1

Part of my sabbatical plans include reading several books. Some of these are statistically oriented, and others are not. I’ve been pleased with my progress on this over the summer and early fall. Reviews of some of these books may be coming later. I’ve got some plans, but want to have the books in front […]

Sabbatical Content

So I promised that I would address what I am doing with myself on this sabbatical. Those of you I have seen, know that I have not moved halfway around the world, or even across the country. I’m still here in the Messiah/Harrisburg area.  When looking for what I would do for my sabbatical, I […]

The Idea of a Sabbatical

So, for those of you who don’t know, I am on sabbatical this semester.  My idea of a perfect sabbatical is not one that would fly at Messiah. Apparently, the idea of paying me my full salary to just take a year off and rest, recuperate, and spend time with family, friends, and God is […]