Monthly Archives: April 2013

And, so… (Part 1)

When your reading list looks like this, there’s only one thing to do. Advertisements

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My grandmother, the tweeter

I awoke this morning with a question: would my grandmother have tweeted? She passed away before twitter was even a germinating notion and before email was as ubiquitous as it is now. The most prevalent form of social media were … Continue reading

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A week when Sebald found me

One evening in December T showed me a manuscript copy of A place in the country, a collection of Sebald’s essays that was originally published in German nearly two decades ago. This spring, the English translation was published (and available May … Continue reading

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summer reading list (or maybe sooner)

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The “Advanced Organizer”

here are some things I was thinking during today’s monthly herding of faculty into a room:  i should have grabbed a muffin before sitting down.  people have such unlikely wave gestures and some do *not* match the wo/man.  so that’s … Continue reading

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