My job at U of I has taught me:
It’s good to hear from someone who is mad, worried or frustrated. It means they care.
I always take these three things with me when I travel:
Whatever book I’m currently reading, my phone and an extra day’s worth of everything (lesson learned from cancelled flights).
My favorite historical figure is:
Hunter S. Thompson. His lifestyle aside, he was a brilliant writer with an unflinching dedication to journalism and exposing wrongdoing. His writing is wildly funny, maddening and astute, but never, never dull.
“Yesterday's weirdness is tomorrow's reason why.”