I have to say that I expected to hate this show. I had read that Andrew Davies took the entirety of Austen's unfinished novel and smashed it into the first ten minutes of the series. He was telling the truth--that is exactly what he did--but still I enjoyed the first episode, despite what all of…Read more Sanditon on PBS, Ep. 1
It's a new year and a new me. OK, I'm not new, but my hair color is! I decided to go bold on January 14 and color my hair a shocking blue color. I have always wanted to do this. As I said to some faculty today, I am working my way through the rainbow.…Read more Out with the Old, and in with the New: Hair Edition
Ends of years are times to reflect, to look back on what you did and what happened to you in the previous twelve months. This year is a particularly reflective one, as I think about how much I have changed physically. It's also the end of a decade, and it's fascinating, yet jarring, to see…Read more A Look Back: 2009-2019
#whatprofessorswear Last week one of my friends, Laura S., announced on Facebook that Wednesday, November 13, 2019, is World Kindness Day. "The purpose of World Kindness Day," Gabriella van Rijj writes, "is to highlight good deeds in the community, focusing on the positive power and the common thread of kindness that binds us." I don't know about you, but…Read more Wearing Cardigans on World Kindness Day
#whatprofessorswear My pumpkin family (two by my niece, one by my nephew, one by my sis, and two by me) I hope it was a happy Halloween for you. Sadly, I only had one trick-or-treater (a precious three-year-old dressed as Snow White). Where I live it was a windy, rainy night, so that might have…Read more WPW: Boo! Shriek! Gasp!
#whatprofessorswear It's not only the leaves that are changing colors this fall. My hair is a new color every week. Every time I wash my hair, the color fades a little more, and the color has changed from purple to blue! The first picture was taken on October 5. The last October 23. It's been…Read more WPW: Changing Colors
#whatprofessorswear Last month I mentioned in a post that I always fail to remember to take a picture of myself at the end of the day. I was inspired by the pics a mom took of her daughter at the start of the school day and then at the end. I usually take my pictures…Read more WPW: At the End of the Day