Category Archives: Northeasterness
Or, in which I remain obsessed with the new lamp post that my parents installed during their visit.
I didn’t do a Summer That Was post this year, since I was on research leave and didn’t feel the usually-clear demarcation that comes with the beginning of the fall semester. But the year and the leave are now nearly … Continue reading
This time, it started on November 24. Still my most favorite time of the year. It apparently wasn’t for Emily Dickinson, who wrote considerably less generously on the topic: LXXX The sky is low, the clouds are mean. A travelling … Continue reading
My acquaintance Biggles says the bottom photo makes him feel all happy and warm. Me, too. Note to self: encourage more moss to grow between the bricks, because that also makes me happy.
One of the nice things about this gig is that you can sometimes make your own schedule, and this usually means that I work at least one weekend day (usually both) and take one day during the typical work-week off … Continue reading
It was 80 yesterday, setting a record for the highest temperature here on March 18th since 1966. The windows are all open, the grass suddenly turned green in the space of a single day, and I am slightly itchy-eyed. The … Continue reading