Monthly Archives: June 2022

Sic Transit Gloria Wednesday

Another piece of my college years disappeared today, or more accurately, last night. The Parkette Drive-In, a Lexington, KY landmark for 70 years, has announced its closure, effective immediately. As the saying goes, attention must be paid. The Parkette originated … Continue reading

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Sunday Evening Potpourri: A Time to Gather Stones Together

I got back to Mondoville about three and a half hours ago, after seeing old friends and saying goodbye to another one. At 8 a.m. Friday, Mrs. M ferried me out to pick up a rented Hyundai Elantra, and I … Continue reading

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Friday Potpourri: Adaptation Edition

I’m in the office this afternoon, having snarfed the last of the garlic bagels I bought in Real City over the weekend as an afternoon snack. The campus was fairly busy today, welcoming a chunk of this fall’s incoming freshpeeps. … Continue reading

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Thursday Potpourri: Summer-y Executions

Sorry for the radio silence — I’m teaching two summer courses in a new format that’s even more compressed than usual, so between getting ready and getting the info out there, I’ve been working like the proverbial one-armed paperhanger. But … Continue reading

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