Monthly Archives: September 2018

In Which the Prof Stays Up Late

Yesterday was my official day to celebrate my birthday, and the ladies and I marked the occasion after lunch with cake and gifts. The former was (and is, as some remains) chocolate with chocolate icing, and is delicious. The latter … Continue reading

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In Which Mrs. M Goes Catfishing…

… and not the online sort. A few nights ago, Mrs. M needed to take some party supplies to her workplace for a baby shower the following afternoon. Mrs. M’s school is at the edge of Mondoville, next door to … Continue reading

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“Come Tomorrow, Will I Be Older?”

Likely so. Indeed, I’m older than I was last night, as I was born 53 years ago this morning. The actual celebration will take place Saturday morning (or so, depending on when the Spawn wakes up), so today I’ve taught … Continue reading

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Potpourri: Muddling Along…

Sorry I’ve been AWOL for a few days — I’ve been doing some committee work, helping with recruiting efforts, and other campus-oriented stuff. Indeed, I just got home from the monthly faculty meeting about half an hour ago. So let’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Post-Florence Edition

We’ll get a little more rain today, and the wind knocked down the butterfly bush in our backyard, but we seem to have lucked out this time. Thanks for the concern, prayers, and good wishes. And doubtless we’ll soon hear … Continue reading

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Saturday Potpourri: Tropical Storm Florence Edition

I was awakened at about 8:30 when the power went out, but (obviously) we’re back up — the outage lasted about an hour, which speaks well of the local utilities people. Mrs. M went out for a bit and said … Continue reading

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Hunkering Down

So Hurricane Florence has hit the North Carolina coast this morning, and we’re expecting to get a sizable dose of wind and rain this weekend in Mondoville. The National Weather Service’s predictions appear calmer than those of our local TV … Continue reading

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