Category Archives: Literature

Sunday Potpourri: Thanksgiving Weekend Edition

I’ve made it through a wave of Gradeapalooza this weekend, with a couple more to go in the next week-and-a-half. But at this moment, I’m in the trough between waves, so here we go… *** Thanksgiving Day was quiet — … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Last Train to Gradeapalooza Edition

The avalanche begins tomorrow, as I receive research papers from my two sections of FroshComp and my HotEL kids. On Tuesday, I’ll receive a bonus buffeting from my Seven Deadlies class. And there are still a couple of minor papers … Continue reading

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Bookish Stuff on a Friday Afternoon

A couple of pieces of book info, one including my work, and another that doesn’t, but is well worth your time. From Sea to Stormy Sea is due out in the next few weeks. Amazon lists 3 Dec as the pub … Continue reading

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Saturday Potpourri: Trudging Uphill Edition

Having been instructed by the doctor to take yesterday off, I find myself in the midst of a three-day weekend that I wasn’t seeking, but I guess I need. There’s just been so much to do, doggone it. Fortunately, Mrs. … Continue reading

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Potpourri: Oh, That’s Right — I Have A Blog!

So it’s been about three weeks since I last checked in, but I have reasons. For example… *** About three weeks ago (three weeks tomorrow, in fact), I woke up feeling queasy. I made it through my class before I … Continue reading

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In Which the Prof Meets the Demon Dog

I was able to catch a ride on Mr. Block’s coattails last night, as along with Lynne Block and my chair David Rachels, I accompanied LB to a reception on the far side of Real City. The reception was held … Continue reading

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Cats, Pugilists, and Noir at the Bar

So we did a thing last night, and it was nearer than we anticipated, but we got a happy ending, and what’s wrong with that? I got to Bar Figaro at 6:30 last night, the first of the Noir at … Continue reading

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