Three days into blogging about social distancing, and I got sidetracked. By what? Working on classes, book editing, spending too much time on the computer and needing a break, worrying, etc. I'm ready to get all caught up now. Even though every class period will be a work in progress, the book editing project has…Read more Social Distancing, Days 4-5
#whatprofessorswear Raise your hand if you were supposed to go to an academic conference--or even better run one--this spring....That's a lot of hands! So you are totally bummed that you don't get to go, and you hate to miss out on the papers and all, but what about the fashion? Don't you hate missing out…Read more Conference Fashion…at Home
Just went for a walk to the YMCA, which is close to my house. Did I go into the Y? No. I walked by it. How sad. I had just gotten into playing raquetball about a month ago, and I was getting good. Hubs and I would play one to two matches every week. Now…Read more Social Distancing, Day 3
Sunday, March 15, 2020 The senators encircle Julius Caesar in a painting by 19th-century artist Carl Theodor von Piloty. Beware the ides of March, right?! I didn't see a meme about that yesterday, and that is saying something. I see posts about it every year. I'm a literature professor, after all. But no. The posts…Read more Social Distancing, Day 2
Saturday, March 14, 2020 I began social distancing officially on Saturday, the day I was supposed to fly to the Dominican Republic to see Uncle Pat (my husband's uncle). Pat lives in a condo in the DR, and we've been planning to visit for about three years now. We went in 2016 and 2017. It…Read more Social Distancing, Day 1
Hi. You know me. I'm a writer, a scholar, an editor, a professor, a cancer survivor, and so much more. I'm also living with chronic inflammation and rheumatoid arthritis. I manage my anxiety and cope with depression daily. I blog about #whatprofessorswear. I blog about Jane Austen. I'm adding another item to my blogging repertoire:…Read more Blogging in the Age of Coronavirus
#whatprofessorswear Why, yes, I would. I would love some mustard. Actually, I don't like the taste of mustard. Some people love it. Some people hate it. I'm in the middle. I do enjoy wearing a mustard-colored sweater, though. I bought this Banana Republic sweater years ago, and occasionally I wear it--like once a year. It's…Read more Would You Like Some Mustard on That?