There's several that spend a good part of the day posting on here.
Seriously, Abbesays, do you expect people to just sit back when lies are posted about them and not respond? Do you expect the university system employees, who have suffered constant budget cuts since 2001, NOT to be upset and frustrated at being told that we don't do a full day's work and don't deserve the little money and less respect that we get?
Spend a day or a week in our shoes. Stop parroting the nonsense that because we are in the classroom for 3 hours a day, we are only WORKING 3 hours a day. Have you ever prepared a class, written a test, graded a paper, met with a student who is struggling to understand something or who is so excited that s/he wants to learn more? Do you think that this takes no time at all?
Are lawyers only working when they are in court?
Are politicians only working when they are debating legislation?
Quality education has costs, folks. One of those costs is respecting that those of us who do it for a living might know what we are talking about and might be right when we say that taking more money away is like depriving a garden of water when a plant dies. It will make matters WORSE.posted @ Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 09:18
Fans of longtime East West Bistro chef BJ Bracewell have but two more days to enjoy his cooking at the long-running East Broad Street fusion restaurant before he starts a new job. Bracewell, who has cooked at East West since, like, forever, starts a new gig Monday, Dec. 16, at the Rooftop by the Branded Butcher. read more
Summary: The local foodie group celebrated Terre Madre day with a fundraising dinner at 5&10. The Athens wing of the international Slow Food movement recently held a fundraiser to support community gardens in Africa. The affair was the Athens incarnation of Terre Madre day, a worldwide party highlighting all the players in local food systems, from farmers to chefs, and centered around a dinner at 5&10 replete with encouraging words from chef Hugh Acheson. read more