#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
One play. Two theaters. Two countries. Twelve years apart. Theaters matter. Sets matter. Staging matters. Acting matters. A review of two productions of Harold Pinter's Betrayal. I won't say too much about the plot in this review. This review is not meant to dissect Pinter's play. Rather, this is a production review. You'll have to…Read more Harold Pinter’s Betrayal on Broadway
#whatprofessorswear I tried out something new this week. I picked out an outfit to wear, and then I posted a picture of the skirt with two different tops and asked my friends to vote on which one I should wear with the skirt. See my Facebook request below: I asked for votes and comments, and…Read more WPW: And the Winner is…
In this blog post, I review Jessie Janeshek's 2019 publication, Madcap, a book of poems published by Stalking Horse Press. Madcap begins with a Buster Keaton quotation: “Tragedy is a close-up, comedy a long shot,” and the book divides itself evenly into these two vantage points. First up is the close-up, following that the long…Read more Review of Jessie Janeshek’s Madcap