About the Adjunct Wizard

Paul J. Weisgerber – A.S., B.S., M.Ed. – Grandfather, happy go lucky guy, and swell guy to know if something is broke.

The term adjunct merely means for the purpose of. In other words a temp worker. An adjunct professor is a temporary position for the purpose of teaching a specific class.

A wizard is very skilled technician. “He is a wizard at car repair.” or “He is a wizard at electrical repairs.”

A really skilled technician obtained for a specific project is an adjunct wizard. This is the origination of my term for me and the name of my website on WordPress.

Marginal Skills

Care partner support person

My wife, Cheryl, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease around 2006 although her early symptoms were there a couple years before. These days I find our life consumed by dealing with various symptoms and lately with Cheryl a kind of creeping dementia.


I often tell the story about myself like this; I learned all of my engineering from my father who liked to tinker with ham radio and then later on with computers. As I got older I went to college to pick up some of the math that I did not understand as a youth.

Diarist and journalist

Early in my life, probably left over from some english class, I started making journal entries. I was not very consistent and I am not now. The small observances I post on my home (blog) page are things that I notice. These are mostly about PD but sometimes not.

Part time instructor

Near the end of my commercial working career, I fell onto a need at the local branch of a nearby Community College for instructors in a program aimed at local workforce development. We train employees of local industrial businesses in machine maintenance.

Thanks for reading this page. I updated it on August 30, 2022. I write this for me but I am always interested in other’s thoughts about life and dealing with chronic disease.

My favorite quote: Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can.Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.  —  Emerson

No phone, no lights no motor car