Monthly Archives: June 2016

Saturday Pre-Show Potpourri

The Berries are playing this evening at our usual haunt of Art Bar, but in the meantime, here’s the typical Saturday morning mixed bag. And away we go! *** The glamorous rock and roll life dept.: Somehow I wound up … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner: Philip Larkin

British poet and librarian Philip Larkin (1922-85) has appeared at this blog before, with a couple of references to what may be his best known poem, “This Be the Verse” (which I taught the Spawn many years ago.) He’s often … Continue reading

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In Which the Prof Makes an Error, and is Pleasantly Surprised

I’ve continued with the alternating feet stuff, and I’ve had a bit of a target in this process. During Mondoville’s Homecoming celebration, there’s a 5K run/walk. In the past, I had considered taking a shot at it, but would have … Continue reading

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In Which the Prof Hears Good News from an Alma Mater

I’ve talked before about the fact that my Ph.D. institution wasn’t (and isn’t) a flagship university. In fact, when I talk about it, I frequently find myself saying “Ball State University, in Muncie, IN,” because a fair number of folks … Continue reading

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