My NOTES originate in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where I have lived since 2020. I was a professor at Penn State for 41 years and in higher education for 51 years.

These NOTES span topics that reflect a range of ideas, learnings, and challenges that I encounter daily as I sit at a table with my computers in front of the large windows that look over trees, birds, and daily neighborhood activities from my 4th-floor condo in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

David L. Passmore

The Pittsburgh Skyline

Figure 1: The Pittsburgh Skyline