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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
This past week’s task for my organizing resolution has been to arrange my kitchen to make mornings easier. Since I’ve been preoccupied with producing syllabi and traveling, I now have time to turn my attention to this task. It’s a … Continue reading
Well, that was surprising. I usually enjoy travel, but the past couple of days were singularly unpleasant. I took the train down to Washington, stayed two nights, and returned home as quickly as possible. Physical pain and trying to be … Continue reading
Well, that’s a relief. Yesterday’s snowfall was “light and fluffy,” so I didn’t worry much about its slight depth of four to six inches. Ahh, winter in New England.
This morning, the snow was light and not at all deep. Tomorrow, it will be wetter, and there will be more. This winter has been a long time coming. It appears to have arrived.
Oh, lovely, cool and rainy! Just yesterday, I was thinking about how annoyingly full my calendar has been during this break from classes. Now, the weather has cancelled today’s meeting, and I have the luxury of curling up with a … Continue reading