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I spent the weekend at a conference for historians, and as I walked away from the conference hotel to catch the shuttle to the airport, I found myself thinking about the processes involved in this thoroughly enjoyable social and intellectual … Continue reading
It’s been a long time since I’ve posted either here or on my professional blog. Part of the reason might be preoccupation with my day job. Another might be the challenge of finding my voice again after a bout of … Continue reading
Living without partner or children is such a huge privilege. At one point several years ago, a neighborhood boy who was helping me with garden chores expressed astonishment that I had my whole house to myself. I have understood for … Continue reading
Well, this is unexpected. A call purporting to be in reference to my dad’s medical bills, seeking to contact his estate. Being a smart cookie, I referred him to the attorney who is handling probate, then promptly called an aunt … Continue reading
Whatever the national or international news, today is Dad’s birthday. He would have been seventy-six today. So young.
Daily writing took a back seat to more important things over the past three weeks, but now that I’m back home and in the classroom, I’m hoping to find some solace in returning to the writing. So far today, I’ve … Continue reading