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Bennies get the Boot

It’s hard to take photos when you’re stoned. At night.

THis festival has been wheeling out the revival acts a bit over the past few years. 61 more words


Goals, finishing, and freezing

The race started at 7:30 am.  We walked from our house to the starting line in the not-yet-dawn light.  It is a great idea to get an early start on the running season: get everybody psyched up and ready for a great spring, summer, and fall of running.   1,542 more words


What is outside the Ivory Tower?

The Golden Plains.

That’s what I’ve taken to calling it in my mind, anyway.  Partly because one of the sights that never fails to pull at my heartstrings is a field of cornstalks as it ages into gold in the early autumn.   298 more words


Happy Spring! And why I am fortunate

Is today the first day of spring?  Really?  It seems a bit… gray.  Colorless.  No flowers.  If you look closely, there are buds on some trees and the ground is now visible.   878 more words


Why another alt-ac, post-ac, leaving-academia blog?

There are plenty of these already.  Why add to the noise?

A semi-reasonable justification: from what I’ve seen poking around the web the past few years, many blogs about transitioning out of academia have a built-in expiration.   494 more words