Category: Humor

Mo Solo’s 2015 New Year’s Resolutions for Those in Higher Ed

Mo Solo’s 2015 New Year’s Resolutions for Those in Higher Ed

Are you tired of reading and/or making the same old resolutions? Resolving to read War and Peace, run 2 miles everyday, and eat a bowl of bran for breakfast? Well, fear not, lackadaisical friends, I have come up with some different¬†resolutions, especially for those in higher education. As an added bonus, I will share with…

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The Twelve Days of Advising by Mo Solo

The Twelve Days of Advising by Mo Solo

  Dedicated to advisors everywhere. Happy Holidays! On the first day of advising a student gave to me, A migraine headache for free. On the second day of advising my email gave to me, Two legal threats. On the third day of advising our admin gave to me, Three tissue¬†boxes. On the fourth day of…

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A Job Path for the Future?

A Job Path for the Future?

After seeing this, I’ve often contemplated applying for the position of Office Linebacker. Actually, I have used a different version of this for presentations to students on professionalism in the work place. It seemed to be much more effective with them than with some actual coworkers I have shared it with in an attempt to…

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The Blood Moon is Nigh

The Blood Moon is Nigh

          Day 55 My once peaceful abode in the village is changing. I feel it is becoming darker and more sinister. Where I was once able to have my windows open day and night to the fresh mountain air, the temperature at night has now dropped. Several nights I have been…

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Demons and Bathrooms and Blarney, Oh My!

Demons and Bathrooms and Blarney, Oh My!

Living in Placitas has already been quite the educational experience from learning about swamp coolers to gratefully welcoming the less humid days to adjusting recipes to account for the higher elevation (5955 feet according to Wikipedia). This week continued to provide me with opportunities to learn and practice more new skills. Adapt and overcome! This…

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