Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dog Writing

I’m not likely to become a writer about dogs, even though I love mine. But this morning I read a wonderful little essay in the New York Times that reminded me how much I love reading what other people write … Continue reading

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Grabbing a Moment

One of my fantasies is that parents of small children know a lot about how to get writing done. These are the people, after all, who are trying to do it all: have a job, a family, and be productive … Continue reading

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And Speaking of Undocumented Time

Well yes, Dorothy, I was in Kansas, and Toto stayed home. She’s still at the groomer because I’m off again for another fun gig, this one in Washington, DC. While I was away, I did a lot of writing though … Continue reading

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Gang Aft Agley

So many best laid schemes! Meetings planned for awkward times. Papers to mark. Posts unwritten. But other things achieved. Images added to a piece that will soon go to open peer review. With captions! Assignments written. Email mostly answered. Dog … Continue reading

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Last Day of Late Summer?

According my radio news source, yesterday was the last day of late summer. The temperatures are definitely cooling, and this weekend will be more about fall cleanup than about lazy hazy days. So it was great to find the dog … Continue reading

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PostADay As Writing Habit

Now that we’ve reached the second full week of the academic year, I’m using today’s post as an opportunity to reflect on how I’m doing with the goal I set for myself when I started using PostADay. I set up … Continue reading

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A Pretty Good Day

If last week began with my feeling like any kind of regular schedule wasn’t working at all, this one began much better. My alarms went off, and I heard them. And I got to campus in good time. The teaching … Continue reading

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