Archives for Learning Sabbatical
Sabbaticals associated with the academic world often receive a ho-hum reaction from me since the outcomes rarely seem to benefit anyone other than the professor and his/her career. But here’s a sabbatical with substantial payback and a project you can be involved in, too.
What do you know about the “third wave of feminism in the [...]
A few years ago, after two weeks of trekking in Patagonia and staying in refugios and tents, three of us took an overnight bus ride across Chile to Argentina. We were grubby – not quite presentable for the fashion-forward Buenos Aires crowd. We checked into the finest luxury hotel in the city. (Thanks to our friend Dee [...]
While some want their sabbaticals to be about extreme physical challenges like an Ironman Triathalon or solo circumnavigation, other people just want to get a wee more fit. We’re not interested in testing our body’s endurance, nor do we relish having our hearts jump out of our chests from fear (like when the wind starts [...]